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Articles by BioNews Staff

31 Days of CF: American Ninja Warrior and CF Warrior

Photo courtesy of Amber Dawkins Day 5 of 31 This is Amber Dawkins’ story: There are 182 pills, neatly organized in a plastic container, the days of the week labeled in bold on each of the small sections. Just enough medication to last for seven days. Inhalers, nebulizers, airway…

31 Days of CF: How I Maintain a Positive Outlook

Photo courtesy of Jen Kyle Day 4 of 31 This is Jen Kyle’s story: When I was diagnosed at age 37, I was at the height of my teaching career and newly married. It was a blow at first, learning new meds and routines along with learning…

31 Days of CF: My Mom Has CF, But It Doesn’t Have Her

Photo courtesy of Bailey Anne Vincent Day 31 of 31 This is Kage LaBarbera’s story: My mom has cystic fibrosis. The disease basically makes my mom’s lungs fill to the brim with slimy mucus, not unlike the stuff in Disney’s “The Princess and…

31 Days of CF: CF Made Me a Better Man

Photo courtesy of Ric Sherman Day 30 of 31 This is Ric Sherman’s story: Mutual friends had been trying to set us up for over a year. They even put together a PowerPoint presentation about why we would be a good match with very similar…

31 Days of CF: A Grandmother’s Love Is Boundless

Photo courtesy of Amy Hamilton Day 26 of 31 This is Allison Steeves’ story: When families grow, the circle of love is expanded and, at the same time, the circle of worry; the two go hand in hand. Spring 2020 began with the exciting announcement…