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Michelle Everett and her son Chad, who suffers from cystic fibrosis. Chad is  hoping to live to his 21st birthday on January 22, and wants people from around the world to mail him birthday cards. (Credit: Family Photo)

Mom Carries Out Dying Son’s Last Wishes, Asks Public To Mail Birthday Cards

A Flint man dying from cystic fibrosis is holding out hope he will live to see his 21st birthday next week, and his mother is making sure he gets a couple of last wishes granted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2014

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy's headquarters in Flint

Diplomat Gets Contract For Lung Treatment

Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy, has been chosen as a distributor for Bethkis tobramycin inhalation solution, a treatment of chronic bacterial lung infections caused by P. aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis patients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2013

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Local Artist Designs Holiday Cards To Support Cystic Fibrosis Research

A local noted artist is stepping up to lend a hand with one non-profit while keeping it all in the family.

11/12/2013

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NanoBio To Present Data On RSV Vaccine

NanoBio Corp. said it will present data from two separate preclinical studies at the 52nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy meeting this week in San Francisco.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012

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Celebrity Game Raises Funds For Cystic Fibrosis

Visitors will see Godbee, WWJ legal analyst and Talk Radio 1270 talk show host Charlie Langton, 97.1 The Ticket’s Bill McAllister and other celebrities swing for the fences.

CBS Detroit–07/21/2012

Emily and Molly Bonnell (www.thebonnellfoundation.org)

Foundation Hopes To Raise Funds, Hope For Cystic Fibrosis Month

Non-profit organizations like the Bonnell Foundation are helping families navigate a life with CF. Anyone who needs help with medical bills, lung transplant funds or a college education can visit the Bonnell Foundation.

CBS Detroit–04/30/2012

Transplantee Dies After Getting Smoker's Lungs

Lyndsey Scott, a 28-year-old transplant recipient, thought her life was about to be saved. But the lungs she received belonged to someone who had smoked for 30 years. Five months later she was dead.

06/18/2010