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2010-09-22 16:29:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 8th annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week, Sept. 11 to 18, the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) met with over 45 legislators, both Representatives and Senators, and as of this date there are 139 House co-sponsors for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) to fund research on this deadly disease. Pulmonary Fibrosis patients, their families and supporters targeted this year's visits to...

2010-09-07 09:36:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) kicks off the 8th annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week Sept. 11 to 18. The primary goals of this year's activity are to ensure passage of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA), in the Senate and the House, and to raise awareness of Pulmonary Fibrosis issues in communities nationwide. Specifically, the CPF is asking its national membership and others...

2010-08-30 05:30:00

Four Investigators Each Awarded $100,000, Two year grants CHICAGO, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation today announced that, in partnership with the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF), $400,000 in new pulmonary fibrosis research grants as part of the 2010 ATS Partner Award Program for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research. The ATS/PFF/CPF Partner Awards for Pulmonary Fibrosis are jointly funded by the PFF and CPF, and awards...

2010-08-19 16:15:00

PFF Call on Patients, Families, and Supporters to Contact Congress and Urge Support for S. 3703 and H.R. 1079 CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today expressed its support for the 2010 National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week activities, to be held from September 11-18, 2010 in Washington D.C. National PF Week has been held annually since 2003, and seeks to raises awareness of pulmonary fibrosis with Members of Congress and their...

2010-08-18 17:39:00

Celebrities and Public Figures Lend Help to Pulmonary Fibrosis to Raise Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease CULVER CITY Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced a new Honorary Board of Directors for the Foundation. The Honorary Board members are noted public figures who are committed to the goal of finding treatments and a cure for Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF), a fatal lung disease with no FDA-approved treatments and no cure. The CPF...

2010-08-12 12:52:00

Deadly Lung Disease has no FDA Approved Therapies, Desperately Needs Treatment Options SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is urging the more than 128,000 people known to suffer from the deadly lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis (PF), to consider clinical trials, including two new ones funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Clinical trials of potential drug therapies are critical to the discovery of treatments for any...

2010-08-04 14:38:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced that the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) was introduced in the United States Senate. The PFREA was introduced by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Mike Crapo (R-ID), and the PFF has offered its unconditional endorsement to pass this important legislation on behalf of the pulmonary fibrosis community. "Pulmonary Fibrosis has devastated so many families across the country,...

2010-08-04 14:05:00

Landmark Bill Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease; House bill has 136 co-sponsors WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) has been introduced by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) in the U.S. Senate. The bill will fund the creation of a national Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) patient registry, and call on...

2010-07-29 12:38:00

Fleet of More than 30 Trucks Make Trips Daily Cross Country Potentially Reaching Millions, Jumbotron Ad on Busy CA Freeway Reaches More than 130,000 People Daily SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today a nationwide advertising campaign to spread the word about Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) is underway in an untraditional setting - on the nation's interstates. Together, a billboard ad and truck ads are part of a nationwide...

2010-06-22 10:20:00

2010 Awareness Efforts Set for PF Week Sept. 11-18 SAN JOSE, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has set its 2010 National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week for September 11-18, 2010. The primary goals of this year's activity are to ensure passage of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA), and to raise awareness of PF issues to Members of Congress and in communities nationwide. Specifically, the...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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