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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • For American Heritage and St. Thomas Aquinas, Friday was about more than softball

    For American Heritage and St. Thomas Aquinas, Friday was about more than softball
    Before American Heritage took the field Friday night for its softball game against St. Thomas Aquinas, it was clear the Patriots were struggling to contain their emotions.  Just before the first pitch, there was a moment of silence observed for Andrea...
  • Busy mom balances work, parenting with cause close to her heart

    Busy mom balances work, parenting with cause close to her heart
    Brenda Fox is a busy woman. A store manager at CVS, a mother of two and a fundraiser. For the past four years, Brenda has worked to raise awareness and money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. “I want people to know about cystic fibrosis. There...
  • UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength

    UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength
    Want to monitor asthma and other chronic lung problems? Well, there's an app for that. Researchers at the University of Washington developed a new tool that allows people to keep track of their lung function and health at home simply by blowing into...
  • Fighting for air

    Fighting for air
    For brief moments, Cassie Stanley can forget her precarious relationship with death. She forgot on Christmas morning when her family opened presents. At other times, she forgets by immersing herself in watching the Bulls or Cubs on TV in her family's...
  • High-tech gadgets join war on germs

    High-tech gadgets join war on germs
    HAZELWOOD, Mo. - Hunkered down in a trailer loaded with microbiological gadgetry, Dr. Michael Dunne Jr. decried what he described as health industry hype about drug-resistant germs and infectious diseases. One easy target is the 83-foot trailer itself....
  • Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement

    Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement
    Q: Every time my 2-year-old granddaughter feels a bowel movement coming, she does everything she can to hold it in. She cries and is obviously in a lot of pain, but she refuses to go. A warm bath sometimes helps, but not always. Could there be something...
  • Bel Air teen showers babies with gifts

    Bel Air teen showers babies with gifts
    It's not every day that a person makes a selfless and heartfelt donation to a hospital. It's even rarer when it comes from a teenager. Thirteen-year-old Cassidy Schirmer is the exception. She chose to complete her National Junior Honor Society service...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug changes woman's life, revives Broadway dreams

    Cystic fibrosis drug changes woman's life, revives Broadway dreams
    Lindsay Shipp just wanted to keep her lungs. When she was nine months old, Shipp was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis -- a genetic disease that, among other symptoms, causes thick mucus to form in the lungs. The life expectancy is 37, and most people who...
  • First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap

    First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap
    The Chicago Auto Show opened a 10-day public run with its 21st First Look for Charity at McCormick Place on Feb. 9. This tuxedo-mandatory gala, attended by 8,000, raised more than $2 million for 18 local nonprofits that included the 100 Club of Chicago,...
  • Craft beer steps up for charity

    Yes, Virginia, there is something better than drinking beer: drinking beer for a good cause! And the upcoming weeks will give beer lovers at least two opportunities to drink well while helping others. First up is Haymarket Pub and Brewery's...
  • Baltimore Bartenders' Guild prepares inaugural event

    For over a year, a group of local bartenders have been informally meeting as Baltimore's first guild for mixologists. They've been operating under the radar for most of that time, only quietly launching a website a month ago. But they will make their big...