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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • 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...
  • '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....
  • 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...
  • 'Iron Lion' T-shirts on sale to benefit Lift For Life

     
    These shirts became sought-after last year, when Penn State strength coach Craig Fitzgerald wore them Photo courtesy Harvey Levine/Fight on State (and took them off) during pre-game warmups at Beaver Stadium and beyond. Now, the 'Iron Lion' shirts are on....
  • Bios of all the Lehigh Valley High School Football Scholar-Athletes to be honored on March 3

     
    The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Dnner is coming up a month from today, March 3 at the Northampton Community Center and Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien is the main speaker. I...
  • 'American Idol': Kayden Stephenson uses Cystic Fibrosis to live life to the fullest

     
    Sixteen-year-old Kayden Stephenson auditioned for "American Idol," looking like he's not old enough to be there. But that's because he has Cystic Fibrosis, which means he probably won't live past the age of 35....
  • Oct. 7: Aptalis CF Cycle for Life rides

     
    On Sunday, Oct. 7, you can do a 30-, 60- or 100-mile route from Lake Mary to benefit cystic fibrosis. Read more about the benefit rides by clicking here:...
  • Steel Horse Poker Run this weekend

     
    The Second Annual Steel Horse Poker Run for Cystic Fibrosis will begin Sunday at SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the kick-off is at noon. The motorcyclists will ride to Keystone Harley Davidson in Perryville and the...
  • IronPigs ballgirls set to take the field Saturday night to fight ALS

    IronPigs ballgirls set to take the field Saturday night to fight ALS
    Long before she became the face of the between-innings fun and games at Coca-Cola Park, Lindsey Knupp had fun playing games at Northampton High School and Shippensburg University. Knupp, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs director of promotions and...
  • 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...
  • A Mom's Mission To Get Early Screening For The Disease That Has Devastated Her Son's Life

    A Mom's Mission To Get Early Screening For The Disease That Has Devastated Her Son's Life
    Every few minutes, Jean Kelley touches her son's shoulder or knee as she speaks directly to him. "In your very quiet way, you make a big impact, Brian," says this Branford mom as her 24-year-old turns his head and moves his eyes. She's sure he can...