Latest Cystic Fibrosis Trust Stories
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amazingly, surfers have unknowingly held a key to prolonging the lifespan and quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), a fatal genetic disease that causes the body to produce thick, sticky mucus, which clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections.
Cystic fibrosis is the most common genetic disease in Caucasians. The median life span for those with this malady is 36 years, and lung disease is the major cause of mortality.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU) teamed up with the Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) to present Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) with a $50,000 donation to its Adult Cystic Fibrosis program at the Joey O'Donnell Cystic Fibrosis Center.
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