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Archive for February, 2017

When Alcohol Meets CF

Your average middle-school class may cover the dangers of drinking, it may even cover how to drink responsibly, but it probably doesn’t cover how to…

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On Parenting: Life Lessons from a Mother with Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be profiling different journeys of fertility and parenting with CF, this is the first in a series. If you are interested…

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Cancelling Plans when you have Cystic Fibrosis

As Robert Burns once said “The best-laid plans often go awry”. Living with Cystic Fibrosis can often put a dent in these plans. Cancelling time…

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Cystic Fibrosis Friendships

We all know that infection control policies make it difficult to be friends with other CFers, but we also know that these friendships are like…

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Low-Key Hangout Ideas When you Have CF

Do you ever experience the fear of missing out? It’s easy to want to do it all; school, work, friends, hobbies, family etc. But when…

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Investigating neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) and countering their role in inflammation

A research team from the Hospital for Sick Children, including Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded Dr. Nades Palaniyar, has been investigating the function of neutrophil extracellular traps…

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Spotlight: Grant Hoffert

In November, the Victoria Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic was presented with the Gold Award for the Evidence-Into-Practice Awards. Grant Hoffert is the Victoria Adult CF…

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Cystic Fibrosis Research Around the World

For the third time in 2016, the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada has been published in a peer reviewed academic journal. The article highlights an…

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Brenda Chambers-Ivey: Part 1 of 2

Imagine, if you will, being the parents of a sick child, a child who can’t breathe or digest their food properly. Imagine being told that…

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