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Archive for March, 2018

Tips on how to pursue your passion while having CF

“Follow your passion” is a common saying but what does it mean when you are living with a chronic illness? Members of our CF community…

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Spotlight: Nicole Filipow

What’s your involvement with CF Canada (are you a volunteer, donor, event organizer, etc.)? I have volunteered with CF Canada over the past 20 years…

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It’s time to take a break!

March Break is here! Whether you are living with CF or love someone living with CF, it’s the perfect occasion to catch up on your…

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada is proud to publish the winter 2018 edition of Connections magazine! It is published exclusively online. This edition is full of the…

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The reality of living with a rare disease

Today is International Rare Disease Day, a great initiative that raises awareness of rare diseases, and highlights the daily lives of patients, families, and caregivers…

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The Role of Family in CF

When it comes to rare disease and chronic illness, the role of family can be essential, even vital in the early stage of life. We’ve…

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Managing relationships

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day. This day is not only about love between two individuals but also about all the relationships with the people who are…

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Q&A with Jeff Barrick and Lyndon Whitlock, Fundraisers for CF Canada

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is always amazed by our supporters’ creativity when it comes to fundraising! Today, we are featuring two of our fundraisers, Jeff Barrick…

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Take Care of Yourself

There are many personal ways to cope with a rare disease. Our CF community has their own experience with care, and so we’ve asked them…

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