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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...
  • The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases

     The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases
    The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation. They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
  • Kyle Busch wins Denny Hamlin Showdown

    Kyle Busch wins Denny Hamlin Showdown
    Kyle Busch has won Denny Hamlin's Short Track Showdown for the third time in six years.     Busch, a teammate of Hamlin's with Joe Gibbs Racing, grabbed the lead before the 5-minute pit stops that came after 46 laps, then pulled away when the race went...
  • Recher Theatre to end run as a concert venue on Sunday

    Recher Theatre to end run as a concert venue on Sunday
    On Sunday, Towson's Recher Theatre will host its final concert, a charitable show titled "The Last Hurrah!" Fittingly, the venue will host more than 15 local bands for the all-day event. Bands scheduled to play include The Hint, American Diary, Thin...
  • Towson law firm plans challenge to Recher liquor license renewal

    Towson law firm plans challenge to Recher liquor license renewal
    A Towson law firm plans to challenge the renewal of the Recher Theatre's liquor license in an effort to stop the establishment's plan to become a nightclub. The Charles E. Brooks Law Offices will file a petition with the county liquor board within the...
  • 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...
  • Bikers gear up for annual Toy Run

    Bikers gear up for annual Toy Run
    The York County Harley Davidson Owner's Association Toy Run is this weekend. On Saturday, a huge group of bikers will take a motorcycle ride from Sam's Club in York to Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital to deliver toys. Shoppers descended on the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Book review: 'The Spot' by David Means

    Book review: 'The Spot' by David Means
    If you're looking for a key to "The Spot," David Means' fourth collection of short fiction, you need go no further than the title story. In it, Means give us a looping narrative, or a series of overlapping storylines, at the center of which is a gaping...
  • 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...