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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Act like a kid — and lose weight

    Act like a kid — and lose weight
    Biking has always been in Selene Yeager's life. Her earliest memories of being on a bike were in her grandfather's living room, where she and her grandfather would challenge each other riding his stationary bicycle in front of the TV. As she was...
  • Thousands Stolen From Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser

    Thousands Stolen From Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser
    Members of the Knights of Columbus Rev. E.J. Matthews in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn are heartbroken tonight after thieves broke into their establishment and stole thousands of dollars from a Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser. Around 7 a.m. Thursday morning the...
  • Tackle Donations

    Tackle Donations
    16-year-old Tyler Nelson Of Grand Prairie Has Been Battling Cystic Fibrosis And Is Awaiting A Liver And Lung Transplant. During His Fight Through It All... Nelson Met Tony Richardson Of The New York Jets During A Super Bowl Event In 2009. The Two...
  • Hoping to breathe easier

    Hoping to breathe easier
    NEWPORT BEACH — Hearing the word "treatment" spurs a Pavlovian-like response in Beckett Williams that is as natural to him as sitting at the table for dinner or going to bed at night. The blond-haired, pink-cheeked toddler, who is nearly 2, will...
  • Students Rally For High School Senior In Need Of Double Lung Transplant

    Students Rally For High School Senior In Need Of Double Lung Transplant
    Local high school students are rallying together to show support for a 17 year old in a fight for her life. Kayla Healy, a 17 year old senior from Jackson High School in Mill Creek, is in need of a double lung transplant.  Healy suffers from cystic...
  • Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst

    Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst
    We Have Met the Enemy Self-Control in an Age of Excess Daniel Akst Penguin Press: 304 pp., $26.95 Daniel Akst borrowed his new book's title from "Pogo" creator Walt Kelly, whose "We have met the enemy and he is us" became a slogan marking the first...
  • State scorecard on children's health system: A on access; F on support

    State scorecard on children's health system: A on access; F on support
    Virginia ranked 48th, or third from the bottom, among states for providing all needed support services to families of special-needs children, according to a report released Tuesday. The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation headquartered in New York...
  • Parents sue sperm bank over child's cystic fibrosis

    Parents sue sperm bank over child's cystic fibrosis
    An Oklahoma couple is suing a sperm bank, because their son was born with a chronic disease. They’re hoping their lawsuit will change the way that industry does business. Jaxon Kretchmar looks and sounds like any other 2-year-old. He loves...
  • Joe Surf: Stand-up paddleboarding in fight against cystic fibrosis

    There are surfing fundraising events all over the world that do wonderful things to support worthy causes, but there is no cause that is more directly connected to surfing than the efforts to raise money and awareness in the fight against cystic...
  • Kalydeco: Toddler receives cystic fibrosis drug and condition nearly vanishes

    Kalydeco: Toddler receives cystic fibrosis drug and condition nearly vanishes
    You may not recognize two-and-a-half year old Rylee Thomas and for good reason. These days she's healthier, happier and heavier than she was in February. She was four years too young to take Kalydeco-- the first FDA approved drug to treat the cause of...
  • Pay It Forward Person Of The Week 5/18: Jamie Purchase

    Pay It Forward Person Of The Week 5/18: Jamie Purchase
    Jamie Purchase doesn't take her birthdays for granted. At 29, she's beating the odds in her fight with cystic fibrosis. "Every birthday is really special to me," Purhase told FOX 17 News. "I celebrate them with a lot of gusto, because I've made it...