There are 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis, a life threatening disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.
On Sunday, thousands of people will walk through Manhattan to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis.
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.
“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.”
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.
Boomer Esiason wants to make one thing clear: his foundation is on the up-and-up.
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.’
“A Night for Jake” will be held tonight to help raise funds for MSG Network graphics coordinator Jake Wisniewski who’s battling cystic fibrosis.
It was a Run to Breathe, as thousands of people came out for the first-ever Boomer Esiason cystic fibrosis fundraiser in Central 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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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.
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.
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.