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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Cystic fibrosis gene spreads worry

     Cystic fibrosis gene spreads worry
    Dear Amy: Genetic testing shows that my son and I are cystic fibrosis (CF) carriers. Our research shows that most carriers are asymptomatic, as I am, but my son has some pulmonary issues, which is why the testing was done. I've asked my parents to be...
  • 'American Idol' recap, The good, bad and bizarre

    'American Idol' recap, The good, bad and bizarre
    Tonight, "American Idol" arrived in Oklahoma City, the home of our very own Carrie Underwood. Surely after last night's show and being in a town that produced the likes of the country superstar, this town must be bustling with talent. Right? Not so much....
  • High school Kiwanis make charity report

    High school Kiwanis make charity report
    Officers of the La CaƱada High School Kiwanis Builders Club recently joined members of the Noon Club to report on recent charitable activities. The students collected nearly 300 pounds of canned food items during its Thanksgiving Food Drive to help stock...
  • Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate

    Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate
    Francis Joseph McNerney III, a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School where he was known as the Fighting Gael mascot, died Dec. 21 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications related to a lung transplant. The Canton resident was 23....
  • Local team returns from New York City with storm stories

    Local team returns from New York City with storm stories
    The Indiana Incident Management Assistance Team from District 2 (northern Indiana) has many stories to tell of destruction and newfound friends. The 15-member team from Goshen and South Bend as well as Pulaski, Starke and Marshall counties was in New York...
  • Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind

    Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind
    For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July. Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
  • Russell Matthews, actor

    A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart. "I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
  • Glastonbury High Athlete Defies Odds In Battling Cystic Fibrosis

    Glastonbury High Athlete Defies Odds In Battling Cystic Fibrosis
    GLASTONBURY — A few years ago, Glastonbury lacrosse coach Kris Cofiell was wondering why one of her players, Courtney Peterson, was helping out with a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis. "Her [older] sister said, 'Courtney has it,'" Cofiell recalled...
  • 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...
  • Wrestlers CM Punk and Colt Cabana team up with ComedySportz for fundraiser

    Wrestlers CM Punk and Colt Cabana team up with ComedySportz for fundraiser
    WWE Champion CM Punk will share some of his most entertaining stories Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre in Lakeview and then watch as the ComedySportz improv group acts them out. The event will be hosted by fellow wrestler and ComedySportz alum Colt...
  • Woman honors brother with walk to fund Transplant House at Penn

     
    Sharon Friedman of Hanover Township started the annual Strides for Shelter:Jim Belizzi 5K Memorial Run/Walk in honor of her brother Jim Belizzi, who died at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after his second double-lung transplant. The walk...