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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Steve Carlton coming to the Lehigh Valley to highlight 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Tournament

    To commemorate the 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament, the Sheftel family and the tournament committee wanted to do something special. Or bring in someone special. Mission accomplished. Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton will be...
  • Peter R. Godbout, businessman

    Peter R. Godbout, businessman
    Peter R. Godbout, owner of Dad's Delivery LLC in Baltimore, died Friday of heart failure at his Caton Avenue home. He was 62. Peter Robert Godbout was born in Washington and raised in Silver Spring. He was a 1969 graduate of Archbishop John Carroll...
  • Ed Sheeran sings to Irish teen just moments before her death

    Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran serenaded a 15-year-old Irish fan just minutes before she died Tuesday of cystic fibrosis, according to British media reports. "Rest in peace Triona, so heartbreaking x," "The A Team" singer tweeted after finding out the...
  • Terps football raising money for cystic fibrosis research at spring game and Maryland Day

    Terps football raising money for cystic fibrosis research at spring game and Maryland Day
    Part of Friday's annual Red-White spring game at Maryland will involve fundraising for Uplifting Athletes, a non-profit organization that matches college football teams that raise money for medical research of rare diseases. The Terps are helping...
  • Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists

    Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists
    A career helping people with breathing problems offers respiratory therapists rewarding work, good pay and a chance to use their own decision-making skills. Earning an associate’s degree in respiratory care, you can find work at hospitals, clinics,...
  • Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?

    Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?
    Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too. For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
  • More children are suffering from fatty liver disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that fatty liver disease is becoming common in young children. What's the cause of this condition? How is it diagnosed, and can it be reversed? ANSWER: The number of children who have fatty liver disease is rising....
  • Get the facts on cystic fibrosis

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands that produce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive, and is usually fatal. Due to improved treatments, people with CF, on...
  • Neuqua's Cherney happy to finally be healthy

    Neuqua's Cherney happy to finally be healthy
    Evan Cherney never saw any reason to tell his football coaches that the constant ear infections wreaked havoc with his equilibrium. The baseball coaches did not need to be aware that he was slowed by pneumonia. Sick was the Neuqua Valley senior's...
  • ESU baseball adding 9-year-old for 2014 season

     
    The East Stroudsburg University baseball team is adding 9-year-old Brayden Walsh of Tannersville to its roster for the 2014 season through a partnership with Team IMPACT. He is signing with the baseball program tonight at 5:30 p.m. and will spend......
  • Perry Thurston exudes caution as Democratic attorney general candidates react to marijuana decision

    Perry Thurston exudes caution as Democratic attorney general candidates react to marijuana decision
    Attorney General candidate Perry Thurston, a Broward Democrat, issued a cautious, nuanced statement Monday in response to the Florida Supreme Court decision allowing voters to decide in November if they want to authorize medical marijuana. George...