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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dr. Peter C. Maloney, Hopkins biochemist

    Dr. Peter C. Maloney, Hopkins biochemist
    Dr. Peter C. Maloney, an internationally known biochemist who was a professor of physiology and associate dean for graduate students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Dec. 12 of cancer at his Bare Hills home. He was 72. "Peter...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Lip Service Stories: Past the Flesh

    Lip Service Stories: Past the Flesh
    From the Detour series by Josafat Miranda. For more of this artist’s work, visitFlickr.com/photos/josafat-miranda. For the past several years, the live-storytelling series Lip Service has presented dozens of true, first-person stories to...