Author Archives: Hawken Miller

Phage Therapy: Legacy of CF Advocate Mallory Smith Endures

The legacy of Mallory Smith, who died nearly four years ago from a cystic fibrosis-related superbug infection in her lungs, is living on in the form of raising awareness and funds for a novel treatment called phage therapy that might have saved her life.  Bacteriophages, or simply phages,…

CF Awareness Month Packed With Events, Online and Outdoors

Note: This story was updated May 3, 2021, to specify that the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great strides events are all virtual this year.  Throughout May, Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Month, people will connect to share stories on social media, participate in fundraising events across the U.S.,…

CF Foundation’s Impact Grant Program Benefits Communities

One need look no further than the name of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation‘s Impact Grant program to figure out what it does — helping those affected by cystic fibrosis (CF) serve their disease community in creative ways that matter. The CF Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2021 award…

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Don’t Overlook Emotional Wellness When Dealing With Chronic Illness

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Living with a chronic illness can affect emotional wellness, writes columnist Lara Govendo, who offers up some ideas for managing both.

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