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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst

    Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst
    We Have Met the Enemy Self-Control in an Age of Excess Daniel Akst Penguin Press: 304 pp., $26.95 Daniel Akst borrowed his new book's title from "Pogo" creator Walt Kelly, whose "We have met the enemy and he is us" became a slogan marking the first...
  • State scorecard on children's health system: A on access; F on support

    State scorecard on children's health system: A on access; F on support
    Virginia ranked 48th, or third from the bottom, among states for providing all needed support services to families of special-needs children, according to a report released Tuesday. The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation headquartered in New York...
  • 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...
  • Pioneers win cross-town clash

    PROVIDENCE HIGH—Rivals Bellarmine-Jefferson High and Providence took the court in the final game of an all-day tournament benefiting a good cause Saturday at Providence High School. The game proved worthy of main-event status, as the Guards and the...