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Friday Aug 29 | Lebanon Democrat

Local man honored as Hometown Hero

Out of the tragedy of losing a child, Gary Bennett and his wife Sharon have remained committed to finding a cure for and supporting those with Cystic Fibrosis, the disease that took his daughter's life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, North Carolina

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Brandon Sun

Saskatchewan to cover expensive cystic fibrosis drug

Drug-maker Vertex Pharmaceuticals reached an agreement with the provincial and territorial governments in June to enable public drug plans to cover the medication's cost.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Chefs bond while giving back

Collaboration is the word of the year in the Baltimore restaurant scene. Every month delivers new announcements about good-natured cooking competitions or chefs "popping up" in one another's restaurants.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Health, Medicine, Charitable Organizations, Entertainment

TheDenverChannel

Denver Zoo asking to raise ticket price by $2

Flash Flood Watch issued August 26 at 10:45PM MDT expiring August 27 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Flash Flood Watch issued August 26 at 1:48PM MDT expiring August 27 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, Lincoln, Washington Flash Flood Watch issued August 26 at 11:51AM MDT expiring August 27 at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lincoln, WA, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Denver Post

Denver Zoo seeks $2 fee hike to cover increased costs for animal care

Denver Zoo resident Billy the elephant eats more than 100 pounds of hay and produce every day .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

A visually impaired Illinois man is running across the country to raise money for cystic fibrosis

A visually impaired Illinois man is running across the country to raise money for cystic fibrosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Eau Claire, WI

TheStreet.com

Roche Investors Should Breathe Easier After InterMune Acquisition

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Medicine, Pulmozyme, Dornase Alfa (generic)

Reuters

Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc for $8.3 billion in cash, helping the world's leading maker of cancer drugs expand into the treatment of rare or incurable diseases.

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Related Topix: Biotech, InterMune, Healthcare Industry, Genentech, Startups, Health, Fibrosis, Pulmozyme, Dornase Alfa (generic)

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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

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

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