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Cystic Fibrosis Hope Comes as New Gene Therapy Improves Condition

A new gene therapy attacks cystic fibrosis at its cause, improving or stabilizing lung function while potentially reducing or eliminating the dozens of drugs...
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Star Athlete Justin Verlander Surprises 11-Year-Old Fan with Cystic Fibrosis

An 11-year-old spitfire from Michigan puts cystic fibrosis in its place every day. Because she toils through chest therapy every day, removing mucus so she...
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Canadian Teen Wins Top Prize for Cystic Fibrosis Discovery

A promising discovery has been made that could one day help in the fight against cystic fibrosis -- and the researcher behind it is...
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Computer Games Help Children with Cystic Fibrosis?

Could computer games be the solution for persuading children with cystic fibrosis to complete their physiotherapy? For such patients, daily breathing exercises are necessary to...
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New Hope For Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis causes lung problems that claim its victims in the prime of life and there is no cure. But, now one inspiring patient...

After Marrying On Her ‘Deathbed,’ This Bride Made a Miraculous Recovery After Quitting 1 Food

Cystic fibrosis almost claimed this young woman's life, but a health tip from her wedding photographer ended up saving her life.

Hospital Staffers Delighted By Surprise Pizza Party After Young Patient Wrote Message in His Window

Just hours after an 18-year-old patient broadcasted a special request from his hospital room window, the people of Rochester made it happen.

Scientists Have Developed a ‘Breakthrough’ That May Defeat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The breakthrough could bring dozen of old medications back into the game.

Street Fighter is Giving Back: 14-0, The Inspiring Story of UFC’s Brian Ortega – Hispanic Athlete of the Year

Raised on the hard streets of LA, Brian Ortega now wants to use the fruits of his hard work to help others—and he's fighting for the chance to win the UFC title tonight.

Thousands Send Rainbow Pictures to 9-Year-Old Who Lost Both His Parents

This little boy believes that though his parents are gone, they are not far away – in fact, he believes that they are just...

Woman Couldn’t Live With Her Lungs – so Doctors Removed Them in ‘World First’

Melissa Benoit has lived with cystic fibrosis her whole life – and if it weren't for a daring double-transplant procedure, the condition would have...

Sydney Rallies to Let 9-yo Superhero Rescue the City as Iron Boy (WATCH)

When Sydney, Australia needed a hero, the city turned to Domenic, a nine-year-old with cystic fibrosis who just happens to be Iron Man’s apprentice,...

Robert Downey Jr. Comes to the Rescue of Bullied 7-Year-old

To get past the bullies at school, Daniel Keyte tells them he has a special reactor in his chest, just like comic book hero...

Wolverine Star Surprises 9-yo Boy Suffering From Incurable Illness (WATCH)

Hollywood couldn’t have written a better script. When a 9-year-old Australian boy suffering from cystic fibrosis was invited to be on a local radio show,...

Study Shines New Light on Preventing Multiple Sclerosis

A ray of hope in preventing multiple sclerosis (MS) may come in the form of actual rays of sunshine. Canadian researchers have found that a...
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Talking GOOD: Woman Gives 10,000 Smiles to Sick Kids

Casey Baynes understands on a very personal level that no child wants to feel like they’re different. At a young age, teachers told Casey...
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FDA Connects Desperate Patients With Experimental Drugs

A little-known FDA program called "compassionate use" is giving seriously ill people a path to obtaining drugs that are still in testing. Last year, after...
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30 Baseball Stars Nominated for Giving Back in 2010 Roberto Clemente Awards

The Roberto Clemente award recognizes professional baseball players who not only represent the game, but exemplify sportsmanship, a commitment to community and the value...
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Doctor’s Orders: Hit the Beach and Go Surfing (Video)

A new treatment is providing hope for some patients who suffer from a debilitating illness, not through drugs or surgery but a trip to...
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Out of Grief Sprouts Life-Saving Legacy for Girl After Her Organ Donations

You don’t have to be rich, famous or even an adult to leave a memorable legacy that can change lives. Just ask the mother...