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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind

    Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind
    For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July. Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...