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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • 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...
  • Bel Air teen showers babies with gifts

    Bel Air teen showers babies with gifts
    It's not every day that a person makes a selfless and heartfelt donation to a hospital. It's even rarer when it comes from a teenager. Thirteen-year-old Cassidy Schirmer is the exception. She chose to complete her National Junior Honor Society service...
  • Awards: County residents honored

    Lauren Groft, of Ellicott City, is a recipient of the Fulton Financial Coporation 2011 Scholarship Award. She will attend theUniversity of Maryland. The following individuals have been named by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the 1st Annual Howard...
  • Awards: Some of Columbia's finest

    The following individuals have been named by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the first Howard County's Finest 39 Under 39, presented by Mercedes-Benz of Baltimore: Joe Alcodray, Mercedes-Benz of Baltimore; Catherine Bedolla, Berkshire Associates; Kelly...
  • Arts center has new development director

    COSTA MESA — The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has hired the former vice president of the Children's Hospital of Orange County Children's Foundation as its new director of development. Tanya Lieber was recruited in a nationwide search because of...
  • Green Day to play Tiki Bar

    Orange County is getting a huge helping of pop-punk star power in a very tiny place this week, thanks to Green Day. The chart-topping trio announced that it would be playing a "secret" (not anymore) show at the Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa on Thursday....
  • Laguna woman leads Race for the Cure

    When the Laguna Beach Soroptimists run this weekend during the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, they will be led by Lisa Wolter. Wolter, of Laguna Beach, is executive director of Komen Orange County, one of the most successful affiliates...
  • Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again

    Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again
    James Pribram is at it again. Laguna Beach's own "Eco-Warrior" soon will embark on another environmental rescue, this time in Bali, Indonesia. Pribram sent me an email this week that read: "I will be leaving Oct. 17 for Bali in an effort to help...
  • Craft beer steps up for charity

    Yes, Virginia, there is something better than drinking beer: drinking beer for a good cause! And the upcoming weeks will give beer lovers at least two opportunities to drink well while helping others. First up is Haymarket Pub and Brewery's...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope

    Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope
    All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years. The...
  • 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...