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Archive for October, 2016

World Mental Health Day

Every year on October 10, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes World Mental Health Day. In the words of the WHO, World Mental Health Day …

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IN THE NAME OF HEALTH

Official leave from hospital to go on 25 km national walk Despite being hospitalized and with only 40% lung capacity, Caroline Guillotte, a vibrant woman with…

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Top 5 Exercises That Improve Lung Function

Regular exercise can provide several physical and mental health benefits, including improved cardio-respiratory function, improved blood pressure, decreased insulin need and improved glucose tolerance along…

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Understanding how inflammation works in cystic fibrosis

Inflammatory lung disease is the major cause of illness and death in people with cystic fibrosis (CF), caused by a destructive cycle of airway obstruction,…

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Meet my brother: Jehangir Saleh

By: Jasmine Saleh My brother was a curious and creative individual, a fellow fighter of cystic fibrosis who succumbed to his illness in June 2013…

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CF Care: Top Tips for Postsecondary Students with CF

Moving away from home to go to college or university is hard enough on its own; having cystic fibrosis (CF) can make it even harder….

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ORKAMBI™: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

Early this summer, people with cystic fibrosis were disappointed to learn they are going to have to wait even longer for access to a new…

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CF Care: Back to School

The summer months have flown by and it’s that time again—back to school! If your child with cystic fibrosis (CF) is just beginning primary school,…

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It’s Shinetember!

During the month of September, nearly 35,000 student volunteers from more than 50 schools across the country will work together to raise funds for critical…

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