Cystic Fibrosis

Kylie's Kids: Meet ElsieWe don't always know when our friends may be battling a lifelong disease. Elsie, this week's Kylie's Kid, has cystic fibrosis, a disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system. But this 13-year-old isn't letting it stop her from doing -- and eating -- what she loves.
Minnesota Boy With Cystic Fibrosis Now Battling Lung CancerA 9-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis is now battling another life-threatening disease, and his fight is gaining international attention.
Health Workers Help Teen Suffering From Cystic Fibrosis Have The Prom ExperienceProm season 2015 is officially upon us, but one Coon Rapids High School junior got some bad news right before his big night: he wouldn't be able to go due to his illness. So, two health workers teamed up to give him the prom experience.
Lung Transplant Recipient Honors Her Donor For The Gift Of LifeTaking a deep breath is something most of us take for granted. Nikki Dumonceaux learned at age 5 that it was something that would become harder and harder for her to do on her own. Eventually, she was put on the lung transplant list. Today, Nikki celebrates life while honoring her donor.
Blind Grandpa Running 11,000 Miles To Help GranddaughterAt age 62, retired and blind, David Kuhn isn't your average long distance runner. But he's averaging about 20 miles each day as he crisscrosses the country promoting a cause, in hopes of finding a cure.
Wishes In Flight: Kyra’s StoryMeet Kyra. She’s a bubbly 9-year old girl from Apple Valley, with one exception. "Kyra has cystic fibrosis,” said Mark, her dad. “She was diagnosed at 3 months.”
Two Brothers With Cystic Fibrosis Got To Hang Out With Kevin LoveThe Waterworths found out their son has cystic fibrosis this past summer, then they found out their other son also has the genetic, life-threatening illness. A group called HopeKids and the Timberwolves Fastbreak Foundation helped them score an all access night with the Timberwolves, including a one-on-one meet-up with Kevin Love.
Fifteen's 5K Started At The Dome, Ended At Target FieldThe Twins' ballpark was busy this morning -- hours before their afternoon game. It was the "finish line" for Fifteen's 5k, hosted by Twins pitcher Glen Perkins and his wife Alisha. Perkins wears jersey No. 15. The race started at the Metrodome and ended 3.2 miles later at home plate at Target Field, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Twins Blog: TwinsFest, Fifteen's 5k & The Winter CaravanBetween the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.
Perkins' Fifteen's 5K Raises Money For Cystic FibrosisTarget Field was busy long before today's Twins game. It was the finish line for a special run, hosted by a Twins pitcher and his wife, and inspired by two very special kids.
Miracle Of New Lungs Helps Woman Inspire OthersHer family calls what happened to Jamie Hammer a Christmas miracle. Months later, she is telling the story of the transplant that saved her life.
Family Celebrates The Christmas Miracle Of LifeA Plymouth family is celebrating a Christmas miracle -- the gift of life.
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