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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • My Turn: Ready to celebrate a new hope for cystic fibrosis

    My Turn: Ready to celebrate a new hope for cystic fibrosis
    For years, a picture of Dr. Francis Collins, torn from the pages of a 1989 issue of Newsweek, held fast to our refrigerator door. Two red magnets placed him in the middle of Little League schedules, school rosters and Citizen of the Month certificates....
  • NEA Gives Arts Grants to 14 Connecticut Groups

    The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
  • 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...
  • 9-Year-Old Fashion Designer Fights Cystic Fibrosis

    9-Year-Old Fashion Designer Fights Cystic Fibrosis
    Tonight the city will rally around one nine-year-old girl and a cause that has become front and center in her life. Vanessa Bolano has her story. She was born a singer, a dancer, and a fashion designer. It's a pretty impressive resume for a nine-year-...
  • Finding their young and playful world

    Finding their young and playful world
    For those with cystic fibrosis, there's a litany of medicines to be taken every morning and night. For Rob and Paulette Montelone, it's triple the dosage as they distribute the medication to the three of their five children who have the disease. They...
  • Stair climbs: Getting a leg up

    Stair climbs: Getting a leg up
    I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term. "I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
  • Gene patent case could impact patients, research

    Gene patent case could impact patients, research
    Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
  • 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...
  • Fans see a different side to WWE Champ CM Punk at improv show

    Fans see a different side to WWE Champ CM Punk at improv show
    There was no script for the “Art of Wrestling” show starring WWE Champion CM Punk and host and fellow wrestler Colt Cabana Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre. As Punk pointed out, there never usually is with anything he’s involved...
  • 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...
  • Haakenson: Kekai, Reynolds, Verdone to enter hall

    The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing. Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...