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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Health Notes: Genetic testing is a growth business -- and good for your health, study claims

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Genetic testing is a growth business -- and good for your health, study claims
    In a new report, The American Clinical Laboratory Association asserts that genetic testing and genomic clinical lab testing generates 116,000 jobs -- 44,000 directly, the rest indirectly -- and contributes $16.5 billion annually to the U.S. economy. In...
  • 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...
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Family's Hope comes in form of expensive drug

    Cystic Fibrosis: Family's Hope comes in form of expensive drug
    Rylee Thomas is two-and-half years old--she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis before she was even born. Rylee’s mom Amy got the news early. "I hadn't even felt her kick yet and we knew she would have CF," Amy said. Amy and Rylee’s dad...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 'Breathless Bride' defies death

    If you haven't gotten around to registering as an organ donor, there's a charming young woman in England who just might give you the nudge you need to stop putting it off. Her name is Kirstie Mills, and she's the heroine -- and we mean that literally --...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    SUNDAY Here Comes the Show The Newport Beach Wedding Show is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. Homeless in Costa Mesa Becks Hayhoe, who sits on the City Council-appointed Costa Mesa Task...
  • 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...