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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Karen Nagy

    Karen Nagy
    October is the month of leaves changing color, pumpkins, the advent of fall and for the last 25 years it has been the month dedicated to raising funds and awareness about breast cancer. A disease projected to affect more than 300,000 women this year...
  • Is your child just sick, or could it be asthma?

    Is your child just sick, or could it be asthma?
    Asthma, a chronic long-term lung disease that affects almost 7.1 million American children, is diagnosed more during the fall than any other season. Asthma — the inflammation and narrowing of the lung’s bronchial tubes that cause airways to...
  • Mark's Protein Bite of the Day- Stonefire Grill

    Stonefire Grill joined us live with Mark's protein bite of the day. Stonefire Grill's new Healthy Alternative's Menu featuring items containing 500 calories or fewer is launching tomorrow, March 23. It is a nutritionally sound menu that is in keeping with...
  • Thousands Stolen From Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser

    Thousands Stolen From Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser
    Members of the Knights of Columbus Rev. E.J. Matthews in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn are heartbroken tonight after thieves broke into their establishment and stole thousands of dollars from a Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser. Around 7 a.m. Thursday morning the...
  • Hoping to breathe easier

    Hoping to breathe easier
    NEWPORT BEACH — Hearing the word "treatment" spurs a Pavlovian-like response in Beckett Williams that is as natural to him as sitting at the table for dinner or going to bed at night. The blond-haired, pink-cheeked toddler, who is nearly 2, will...
  • Q&A with Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese

    Q&A with Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese
    Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese is entering her ninth season in College Park, and it might be the most challenging season of her stellar career. The No. 21 Terps will open their season Saturday night against Monmouth with a team so young...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Ready to take her first breath
    Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Breathing isn't something you think about. But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs. Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
  • Creature features in charity walk

    Creature features in charity walk
    The first time Calvin Saxton went surfing, he thought of it as a simple diversion. "It was really fun," Calvin said, remembering the day he was 4 and his father set him on the water. "He pushed me onto a wave and just told me to stand up." The Newport...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Tribute bands Barracuda (Heart) and Stone Free (Jimi Hendrix) perform at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., No. 113, Huntington Beach. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit...
  • Scientists Learn New Details In Cystic Fibrosis

    Scientists Learn New Details In Cystic Fibrosis
    Nearly 30,000 children and adults suffer from cystic fibrosis and it's a disease that affects all races. Dr. Steve explained some new developments about this disease. Scientists have discovered critical genes that are tied to cystic fibrosis -- a life...