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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Laguna woman leads Race for the Cure

    When the Laguna Beach Soroptimists run this weekend during the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, they will be led by Lisa Wolter. Wolter, of Laguna Beach, is executive director of Komen Orange County, one of the most successful affiliates...
  • Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again

    Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again
    James Pribram is at it again. Laguna Beach's own "Eco-Warrior" soon will embark on another environmental rescue, this time in Bali, Indonesia. Pribram sent me an email this week that read: "I will be leaving Oct. 17 for Bali in an effort to help...
  • 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...
  • Creature features in charity walk

    Creature features in charity walk
    The first time Calvin Saxton went surfing, he thought of it as a simple diversion. "It was really fun," Calvin said, remembering the day he was 4 and his father set him on the water. "He pushed me onto a wave and just told me to stand up." The Newport...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Tribute bands Barracuda (Heart) and Stone Free (Jimi Hendrix) perform at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., No. 113, Huntington Beach. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit...
  • Scientists Learn New Details In Cystic Fibrosis

    Scientists Learn New Details In Cystic Fibrosis
    Nearly 30,000 children and adults suffer from cystic fibrosis and it's a disease that affects all races. Dr. Steve explained some new developments about this disease. Scientists have discovered critical genes that are tied to cystic fibrosis -- a life...
  • 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...
  • Baptist Children's Hospital

    8900 N. Kendall Drive, Miami 786-596-1960 baptisthealth.net Baptist Children’s Hospital was opened to combine all the healthcare services needed to service newborn to 18-year-old patients. To do that, Baptist Children’s Hospital has more than...
  • The Crowd: Breathing life into cystic fibrosis fundraising

    The 28th annual gala in Newport Beach on behalf of cystic fibrosis research and a cure raised an impressive $603,000 net. More than 400 generous guests in early summer black tie and glitter helped to gather the significant sum, via underwriting and...
  • Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids

    Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids
    Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath. Appreciate it. On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...