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What’s unique about living with a rare disease?

We know can be frustrating to live with a rare disease that is not well known, but it does come with a unique perspective and…

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My Lung Transplant Journey: Guest Post from Wally Speckert

My name is Wally Speckert. I am a 56-year-old CF adult. When I was born, the life expectancy was only 4 years of age.  I…

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How to Balance it all

We know “work-life” balance is a hot topic these days, but it is not often enough that chronic illness gets put in the mix. Between…

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On Parenting: Notes from a fertility expert

Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be profiling different journeys of fertility and parenting with CF. If you are interested in sharing your story please email tgillespie@cysticfibrosis.ca….

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Tips for Long Hospital Stays

No one enjoys an extended hospital stay. But hopefully you can make your home away from home a bit more tolerable with these tips from…

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Brenda Chambers-Ivey: Part 2 of 2

On July 28, 2003, life changed when I received the breath of life from the most amazing set of new lungs! Mine had served me…

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Importance of Online Communities

In 2017, online connections are becoming more and more part of our everyday lives. No one understands the importance of this more than those living…

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On Parenting: I Always Wanted to Be A Dad

Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be profiling different journeys of fertility and parenting with CF. If you are interested in sharing your story please email tgillespie@cysticfibrosis.ca…

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How to Bounce Back from a Cold

Unfortunately, it’s that time of year where colds are being passed around non-stop. The average “how to bounce back from a cold” tips may not…

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