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Registry Facts: Part 2

Having launched our 2014 Canadian CF Registry Annual Report this past summer, we’re going to continue sharing some of the data highlights with you this…

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5 CF-Friendly Fall Recipes

Fall is here, otherwise known as comfort food season. Many fall recipes are made for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), since it’s all about hearty,…

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A special evening to recognize the involvement of our exceptional Montreal partners and volunteers

On June 15, the Montreal region’s recognition committee honoured the accomplishments of its partners and volunteers with special certificates and recognition awards. The purpose of…

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Studying Bacteria in CF Lungs

We recently talked to PhD-funded student Fiona Whelan from McMaster University, who is currently studying the lung microbiome – that is, microorganisms in the lungs…

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What are you thankful for?

There’s no question that life with cystic fibrosis (CF) isn’t easy, but one thing we know to be true about our community is they are…

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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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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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