Cystic Fibrosis

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Rockaway Polar Plunge Raises Awareness, Hope For Cystic Fibrosis Patient

On a brutally cold morning, when there’s ice on the dock and snow on the beach, why would anyone go for a dip in Breezy Point? For a good cause, of course.


Thousands were on hand for the Great Strides walk. An annual effort to raise money for the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Come Out To Raise Money, Awareness For Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis

There are 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis, a life threatening disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.


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Great Strides Walk Seeks To Raise Awareness For Cystic Fibrosis

On Sunday, thousands of people will walk through Manhattan to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis.


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Seen At 11: Over-The-Counter DNA Tests Could Save Lives

It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.


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10-Year-Old Girl Needs Lung Transplant, But Federal Guidelines Stand In The Way

“Somebody needs to stand up and say this isn’t right,” said Sarah’s mother, Janet Murnaghan. “This is a human issue. This isn’t politics. This is a human issue.”


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2,000 Step Off For Walk To Cure Cystic Fibrosis

On Sunday, thousands of people got out their running shoes in a hope to end the disease at the annual Great Strides Walk in Lower Manhattan.


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Boomer Esiason Sets Record Straight On Insurance Received From Foundation

Boomer Esiason wants to make one thing clear: his foundation is on the up-and-up.


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B&C Morning Show: Ali & Christina Christensen, Sisters Battling Cystic Fibrosis

Ali and Christina Christensen touched the world a couple of years backs when the two sisters, both battling the lung disease Cystic Fibrosis, performed on their hearts out on NBC’s reality TV show, ‘America’s Got Talent.’


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Rangers, Islanders And Devils Stars Gather For Fundraiser For Jake Wisniewski

“A Night for Jake” will be held tonight to help raise funds for MSG Network graphics coordinator Jake Wisniewski who’s battling cystic fibrosis.


Boomer Esiason hosted the first-annual Boomer's Cystic Fibrosis Run to Breathe on July 9, 2011 in Central Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Join WFAN’s Boomer Esiason For Cystic Fibrosis Run To Breathe

It was a Run to Breathe, as thousands of people came out for the first-ever Boomer Esiason cystic fibrosis fundraiser in Central Park.


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Walk Towards A Cure For Cystic Fibrosis In Battery Park

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is once again rallying together to raise money and awareness about the disease with their Great Strides Walk.


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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great Strides Walk

JOIN TEAM CBS 2 AS WE WALK TOWARDS A CURE FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS SUNDAY, MAY 22RD AT BATTERY PARK 9:00am Join CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson and Hazel Sanchez on Sunday May 22nd at Battery Park […]


Fairfield, Conn. resident Tim Sweeney will run his first marathon next month - thanks to a rare double lung transplant to treat his cystic fibrosis.

Man To Run NYC Marathon After Double Lung Transplant

A Connecticut man is running his first marathon next month. That might not sound unusual except for the fact that last fall he couldn’t walk across a room.


Eight-year-old Eric Antos and his mother, Stacey, whose home was robbed on September 15, 2010. The thieves stole $700 in donations to help treat Eric for cystic fibrosis, as well as his expensive medicine. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Fundraiser Held For LI Boy Whose Medicine Was Stolen

Two weeks ago, thieves robbed a sick little boy of his cystic fibrosis medication, as well as donations collected to help pay for his care. On Sunday, a non-profit organization – angry over that disturbing crime – held a fundraiser to help the family replace that lost money.


Eight-year-old Eric Antos and his mother, Stacey, whose home was robbed on September 15, 2010. The thieves stole $700 in donations to help treat Eric for cystic fibrosis, as well as his expensive medicine. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Thieves Rob Sick Long Island Boy Of His Medication

A group of thieves broke into a home in broad daylight and stole a child’s medicine. The burglars also made away with donations recently raised for the young boy, who suffers from cystic fibrosis.