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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Cystic fibrosis lung treatments increase longevity and quality of life

There is no known cure for cystic fibrosis. Lung treatment options focus on longevity and comfort.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Vaccinations

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Common signs and symptoms of childhood cystic fibrosis

Do you think your child may have cystic fibrosis? Are you aware of the common signs and symptoms of this disease? Cystic fibrosis is a more common childhood disease than some might think.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

This Blind Grandpa Is Running 11,000 Miles Around The U.S. To Raise Funds For Cystic Fibrosis

David Kuhn is jogging through every perimeter state in the U.S., a distance about the equivalent of 420 marathons.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Genetics

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBS Local

Blind Grandpa Running 11,000 Miles To Help Granddaughter

But he's averaging about 20 miles each day as he crisscrosses the country promoting a cause, in hopes of finding a cure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Annals of Internal Medicine

Improved Survival of Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

The full report is titled "Lifetime of Patients With Cystic Fibrosis in 2000 to 2010 and Beyond: Survival Analysis of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Eater

Wire: Savor the Pearl Food Crawl; Introducing Tequila Fest PDX

All this week, nearly two-dozen restaurants in the Pearl will join forces for a fundraiser on behalf of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Savor the Pearl curates an in-Pearl food crawl of sorts, with ticket-holders given access to complimentary dishes or samples at the likes of Remedy Wine Bar , Deschutes Brewery , and Jamison , among others.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Medicine, Health

Philly.com

Cystic fibrosis drug combo may be less effective than hoped

A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

P&T Community

New X-Ray Imaging Method for Cystic Fibrosis

Scientists at Monash University in Australia have developed an x-ray imaging system that enables researchers to see "live" how effective treatments are for cystic fibrosis .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Genetics

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Logan Banner

11th Annual CF Rock-A-Thon set

The 11th annual "Rock-A-Thon" fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis is scheduled for Sat., Aug. 30, outside at Logan WalMart.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

MDJonline.com

In loving memory: Ribbon-cutting set for home planned for wounded veteran

A Cobb mother is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, in Smyrna, to launch a campaign to build a home for a wounded veteran.

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Related Topix: Smyrna, GA, Cobb County, GA, Home Building, Home, Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Non-Profit

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Fox Will Donate $1 to Charity Each Time You Share Red Band Society Content

Band together with FOX ! Beginning today and continuing through Friday, Aug. 22, each time a fan shares exclusive Red Band Society videos, photos, GIFs and MORE via Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr from www.myredbandsociety.com , FOX will donate $1 to support five charity partners, including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation , Ryan Seacrest Foundation , St.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Fruitvale Station, Entertainment, Drama, Brothers and Sisters, Television

An Exploration of Portland Food and D...

Pearl District Restaurants Cooking for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

WHAT: An incredible tasting menu featuring twenty-seven of the Pearl District's best restaurants awaits attendees at Savor the Pearl, a week-long neighborhood tasting event benefitting children and adults suffering from the life-threatening disease, cystic fibrosis.

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Related Topix: Health, Fibrosis

EurekAlert!

New X-ray imaging developed by scientists

Scientists have developed an x-ray imaging system that enables researchers to see 'live' how effective treatments are for cystic fibrosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Genetics

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WKYT

Lexington teen fighting cystic fibrosis by raising thousands of dollars

Imagine being born with a disease where you might only live to be in your thirties.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Two Cents Worth

Maury County native Michael D. Lynn of L-3 Communications recently received The Expo Group Exhibit Marketer of the Year Award at the E2MA Red Diamond Congress Awards Gala.

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Related Topix: Maury County, TN, Manufacturing, L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom, L-3 Communications, Aerospace-Defense, L3 Communications Integrated Systems, Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Daily Kos

A One-Day 26-Mile Hike Xtreme Hike so Others Can Breathe

This year, I plan to do 26. I've signed up for the 26.2 mile Virginia Xtreme Hike to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Arthritis, Genetics, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Business Journal

Yes, it costs $300K a year, but new cystic fibrosis drug is a breakthrough, OHSU specialist says

Kalydeco is billed as the first drug that targets the underlying cause of CF, a faulty gene and its protein product.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Oregon Health & Science University, Food and Drug Administration, Oregon Government, Oregon

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Perlstein Lab Raises $2 Million For Orphan Drug Discovery

The round was co-led by the clinical-stage orphan drug developer Retrophin, Inc. and the Wilsey family, which is personally affected by an orphan disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

City of Pittsburgh proclaims today "Finest Day"

The city of Pittsburgh will be proclaiming that August 4, 2014 is 'Finest Day' in honor of Pittsburgh's 50 Finest.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Yahoo!

Drug maker in legal dispute with lender

Drug developer Pharmaxis is suing one of its financiers in the United States for trying to withdraw funding for a cystic fibrosis drug.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Pharmaxis, Medicine

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