Cystic Fibrosis

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Schwartz: Football For A Good Cause At 20th Annual Empire Challenge

There was nothing that could take away from the real meaning of the 20th annual UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge, an All-Star high school football game presented by the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

06/24/2015

About 2,000 people participate in the Great Strides walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in lower Manhattan on May 31, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Great Strides 5K Held To Raise Money For Those Fighting Cystic Fibrosis

The 5K walk in lower Manhattan raised nearly $500,000.

05/31/2015

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Interview: Robert Corti Previews Great Strides Walk For Cystic Fibrosis Awareness

Great Strides Board President and team leader Robert Corti stopped by the CBS2 studio to offer a preview of the event.

05/30/2015

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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.

01/31/2015

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.

06/01/2014

Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk

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.

05/31/2014

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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.

11/20/2013

Sarah Murnaghan

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.”

06/03/2013

Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk

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.

06/02/2013

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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.

07/02/2012

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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.’

WFAN–02/01/2012

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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.

09/06/2011

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.

07/09/2011

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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.

05/22/2011

Great Strides

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 […]

04/20/2011

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