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Cystic Fibrosis Illustrated Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestine.  It is one of the most common lung diseases in children, affecting approximately one in every 3,000 newborns. Read about 17 important facts and statistics about cystic fibrosis.  In this easy to understand…

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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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