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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...
  • 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...
  • Colorful paper brings holiday charity

    Colorful paper brings holiday charity
    COSTA MESA — Holiday shoppers dined on southwestern Caesar salad, wild mushroom enchiladas and blackened catfish tacos while Sara Tengelsen, 15, and her mother, Terrie Tengelsen, waited. The two sat in Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill among wrapping...
  • Baptist Children's Hospital

    8900 N. Kendall Drive, Miami 786-596-1960 baptisthealth.net Baptist Children’s Hospital was opened to combine all the healthcare services needed to service newborn to 18-year-old patients. To do that, Baptist Children’s Hospital has more than...
  • The Crowd: Breathing life into cystic fibrosis fundraising

    The 28th annual gala in Newport Beach on behalf of cystic fibrosis research and a cure raised an impressive $603,000 net. More than 400 generous guests in early summer black tie and glitter helped to gather the significant sum, via underwriting and...
  • Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids

    Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids
    Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath. Appreciate it. On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...
  • Kaley Cuoco makes another 'Big Bang' as an airborne model

    It wasn't her usual kind of job, but it certainly had Kaley Cuoco flying high. The female star of CBS' Thursday comedy hit "The Big Bang Theory" played fashion plate for several days earlier this year, both on the ground and in the air. This writer...
  • Terps 'hung together' through changes, now looking forward to season

    Terps 'hung together' through changes, now looking forward to season
    It's only been seven months since word began to filter out to Maryland players that Ralph Friedgen was being dismissed as coach. As they worked out in the unyielding heat Tuesday drenched in sweat, several players said it felt as if much more time had...