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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease

    Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease
    The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come. "You...
  • 'American Idol' recap, The good, bad and bizarre

    'American Idol' recap, The good, bad and bizarre
    Tonight, "American Idol" arrived in Oklahoma City, the home of our very own Carrie Underwood. Surely after last night's show and being in a town that produced the likes of the country superstar, this town must be bustling with talent. Right? Not so much....
  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania girl who got on adult donor list gets lung transplant

    The critically ill 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was at the center of efforts to allow children younger than 12 to receive adult lungs was in surgery undergoing a transplant on Wednesday. Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, was...
  • Boomer Esiason to Get Sacked at Friars Club Roast

    Boomer Esiason, the former NFL quarterback who is now an analyst on CBS Sports' "The NFL Today," will take the hot seat at the next Friars Club Roast charity benefit next January in Gotham. The four-time Pro Bowl QB, who also hosts WFAN's national...
  • Andrea Bradley, president, Palm Healthcare Foundation

    Andrea Bradley, president, Palm Healthcare Foundation
    Last week: Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are gearing up once again to overturn the new healthcare program in the coming session. Whether you are for or against the plan, it's important to understand the basics — one of the most important...
  • Meet Emily Lipman, The New Atlanta’s business-minded beauty

     
    Yes, Emily Lipman is the beautiful blond fireball taking castmate Alexandra Dilworth to task for her “trophy wife” aspirations in the premiere episode of Bravo’s The New Atlanta. But, as viewers will soon discover, Lipman’s drive...
  • The Crowd: Reflections on freedom this Fourth of July

    The Crowd: Reflections on freedom this Fourth of July
    On this Fourth of July holiday week, we pause to reflect on the 237-year-long American tradition that, despite flaws, failures and often disputed compromise of values and dreams, stands for justice and freedom. As our people debate the issue of marriage...
  • Finney named to Rimington trophy watch list

    Finney named to Rimington trophy watch list
    Kansas State center B.J. Finney was named to the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy on Tuesday. It is an award given to the nation's premier center and this is the second-straight year Finney has been on the list. Here is the full press...
  • New lung transplant program helps 10 area patients breathe easier

     
    Ten Central Florida patients, including 24-year-old Brent Snyder, are breathing easier today thanks to lung transplants they received at Florida Hospital Orlando. The hospital’s new lung transplant program debuted six months ago, and completes the...
  • Mike Ness plays with Flashback Heart Attack during cystic fibrosis benefit (video)

    Mike Ness plays with Flashback Heart Attack during cystic fibrosis benefit (video)
    There were several highlights during the sixth annual Pipeline to a Cure Gala, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Saturday night. Certainly Mike Ness of Social Distortion taking the stage for a rare collaboration with local 80s cover band...