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2009-03-20 09:17:00

'Target' Video Dramatizes Message That Pulmonary Fibrosis Can Strike Anyone, Anywhere; Urges Americans to Work With CPF to Find a Cure SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) claims a life every 13 minutes in the U.S., the same number of lives each year as to breast cancer; yet most Americans have never heard of the disease until it strikes them, or someone they love.

2009-02-19 13:26:00

Landmark Bill Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-02-04 08:55:00

CPF and ATS to Jointly Award $200,000 to Advance Understanding and Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb.

2008-12-23 13:35:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sandler family of Bethesda, Maryland, was stunned to learn that one of their loved ones was a victim of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a disease which has no effective treatment or cure.

2008-12-04 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Music and civil rights icon Odetta succumbed December 2 as a result of multiple illnesses.

2008-11-11 12:00:26

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CPF today announced that the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) (H.R. 6567) - which would authorize $16 million in new federal funding for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) research - has now gained the support of 27 Members of the U.S.

2008-10-09 12:00:39

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jerome Sandler and his wife, Froma, are still dealing with the sadness of losing their beautiful daughter last year to a disease of unknown origin that has no cure. Lisa died of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), which claims 40,000 lives each year.

2008-09-18 18:00:19

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Teresa Barnes of CPF, +1-303-521-4080 cell, tbarnes@coalitionforpf.org Efforts Double Co-Sponsors of Bill SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept.

2008-09-04 18:00:06

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Teresa Barnes of the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, +1-303-521-4080, tbarnes@coalitionforpf.org Awareness Week is September 7-13 SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Olene Walker is no stranger to Capitol Hill.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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