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Daily Mail
Hunky rugby players dance in Daisy Dukes to raise money for charityShaking their money makers! Hunky rugby players dance around in VERY short Dais
Hunky rugby players dance in Daisy Dukes to raise money for charity
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Shaking their money makers! Hunky rugby players dance around in VERY short Daisy Dukes and crop tops to Austin Mahone hit to raise $60,000 for charity Members of the Drexel University rugby team in Philadelphia helped their teammate Max Kiplinger... Read more
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Business Wire
Alegeus to Donate to Three Charities as a Result of Charitable Giving ProgramThe three winning charities include: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkins
Alegeus to Donate to Three Charities as a Result of Charitable Giving Program
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
The three winning charities include: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research ($10,000 donation) - The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Feds back student transferred for having cystic fibrosis genePALO ALTO -- A Palo Alto student who was temporarily moved to another school be
Feds back student transferred for having cystic fibrosis gene
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
PALO ALTO -- A Palo Alto student who was temporarily moved to another school because he carries a genetic marker for cystic fibrosis will be backed by two federal agencies in his lawsuit against the school district for alleged discrimination and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Feds weigh in on Palo Alto DNA-privacy caseThe U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have filed an amicus brief in sup
Feds weigh in on Palo Alto DNA-privacy case
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have filed an amicus brief in support of a former Palo Alto Unified School District family who allege the district violated their son's First Amendment rights to the privacy of his medical and other... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Melton To Serve As 2016 Great Strides ChairThe sixteenth annual “Great Strides: Walk Today. Add Tomorrows.” will be held S
Melton To Serve As 2016 Great Strides Chair
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
The sixteenth annual “Great Strides: Walk Today. Add Tomorrows.” will be held Saturday, April 2. Cleveland business leader Debbie Melton will serve for a second year as chairperson for the Cleveland/Bradley 2016 Great Strides Walk and 65 Roses 5K... Read more
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Business Wire
Vertex Receives Complete Response Letter from U.S. FDA for Use of KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) in People with Cystic Fibrosis Ages 2 and Older with One of 23 Residual Function MutationsBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) tod
Vertex Receives Complete Response Letter from U.S. FDA for Use of KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) in People with Cystic Fibrosis Ages 2 and Older with One of 23 Residual Function Mutations
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that it received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the use of... Read more
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Yahoo News
Family Sues After Boy Is Expelled Over His DNA Lung cells are shown in this file photo. (Image via AP Photo/Stephen Minger,
Family Sues After Boy Is Expelled Over His DNA
Yahoo News / Posted 11 days ago
Lung cells are shown in this file photo. (Image via AP Photo/Stephen Minger, King’s College University/ho) When Colman Chadam was born in 2000, he underwent extra medical tests after a congenital heart... Read more
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FOX News
Family sues after boy is kicked out of school over his DNAWhen Colman Chadam was born in 2000, he underwent extra medical tests after a c
Family sues after boy is kicked out of school over his DNA
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
When Colman Chadam was born in 2000, he underwent extra medical tests after a congenital heart issue was discovered. Doctors learned that the infant carried genetic markers associated with cystic fibrosis, but he never went on to develop the... Read more
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Daily Journal
Swimming: Colt captains excelling in classroomRobert Erianne jumped on the bus with a full backpack and textbooks in his arms
Swimming: Colt captains excelling in classroom
Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Robert Erianne jumped on the bus with a full backpack and textbooks in his arms. The Cumberland Regional High School senior had already been through a full day of classes and had just returned to Upper Deerfield from dive practice at the Gloucester... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Still-growing '65 Roses' art show offers wider scope in Year 7The Independence Gallery's "65 Roses for Cystic Fibrosis" exhibit and sale cont
Still-growing '65 Roses' art show offers wider scope in Year 7
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
The Independence Gallery's "65 Roses for Cystic Fibrosis" exhibit and sale continues to receive more and more interest from artists nationwide, and this year the display also is expanding its scope. Entering its seventh year, the "65 Roses for... Read more
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National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post-Approximately 1,500 people in Canada are ages 12 and older and have two copies
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted 18 days ago
-Approximately 1,500 people in Canada are ages 12 and older and have two copies of the F508del mutation, the most common genetic form of the disease- BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Will 2016 Be Vertex's Best Year Yet?Image source: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Seasoned investors know all too well
Will 2016 Be Vertex's Best Year Yet?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
Image source: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Seasoned investors know all too well how unpredictable the future can be. Biopharma companies developing new therapies take uncertainty to another level. But even though the broad market has performed... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sidenotes: Cooper’s plans firkin fundraiser, Singer sets tour for cystic fibrosis, Rossetti Estate plans opera showSIDENOTES Cooper’s plans firkin fundraiser Cooper’s Seafood House, 701 N. Was
Sidenotes: Cooper’s plans firkin fundraiser, Singer sets tour for cystic fibrosis, Rossetti Estate plans opera show
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
SIDENOTES Cooper’s plans firkin fundraiser Cooper’s Seafood House, 701 N. Washington Ave., will host a Firkin Friday Cask for a Cause fundraiser on Friday at 5 p.m. The event will feature Susquehanna Brewing Co.’s Mandarin Bavarian Hopped Southern... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implicationsAn appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts reg
Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications
Mountain View Voice / Posted 19 days ago
An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information could be revealed and if it may be used to exclude individuals from schools, jobs and other venues, even if the person does not... Read more
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Northern Star
Boss singing praises of his Bluesfest team for OAM honourTHE man behind Byron Bay Bluesfest is being recognised for service to live and
Boss singing praises of his Bluesfest team for OAM honour
Northern Star / Posted 19 days ago
THE man behind Byron Bay Bluesfest is being recognised for service to live and recorded music, tourism and to the community. Peter Noble admits he and his family are a bit slack when it comes to opening mail, and so he didn’t get the news of the OAM... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implicationsAn appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts reg
Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information could be revealed and if it may be used to exclude individuals from schools, jobs and other venues, even if the person does not... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation celebrates almost half-centuryFriends and supporters of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation gathered to celebrate
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation celebrates almost half-century
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Friends and supporters of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation gathered to celebrate nearly a half-century of fundraising on the island of Palm Beach. The 49th annual Sixty-Five Roses benefit took place Jan. 14 at The Breakers. >Shiny Shots: 65 Roses... Read more
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Science Daily
Powerful machine-learning technique uncovers unknown features of pathogen: Technique robustly identified characteristic gene expression patterns in response to antibiotics, low oxygen conditionsThe technique employs a recently developed algorithm called a "denoising autoen
Powerful machine-learning technique uncovers unknown features of pathogen: Technique robustly identified characteristic gene expression patterns in response to antibiotics, low oxygen conditions
Science Daily / Posted 22 days ago
The technique employs a recently developed algorithm called a "denoising autoencoder," which learns to identify recurrent features or patterns in large datasets without being told what specific features to look for. In 2012, for instance, when... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
LOUELLA MARIE NEPTUNE 1940LOUELLA MARIE NEPTUNE 1940-2016 Published: January 21, 2016 11:00 AM NEW CONCO
LOUELLA MARIE NEPTUNE 1940
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 23 days ago
LOUELLA MARIE NEPTUNE 1940-2016 Published: January 21, 2016 11:00 AM NEW CONCORD -- Louella Marie Neptune passed away on Wednesday (Jan. 20, 2016) while in the care of Genesis Healthcare in Zanesville, she was 75 years old. She was born in... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Fat Rice, B. Hospitality's Pandel snag Jean Banchet honorsThe 2015 winners from the Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence are in, w
Fat Rice, B. Hospitality's Pandel snag Jean Banchet honors
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
The 2015 winners from the Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence are in, with Logan Square hot spot Fat Rice and B. Hospitality chef Chris Pandel taking home the top prizes. The awards, named after the late French-born chef Jean Banchet, who... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Clara SherrinJean was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Harold Edwar
Clara Sherrin
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 26 days ago
Jean was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Harold Edward and Mary Kathryn (Ryan) Powell Sr. She was a retired co-owner of Sherrin & Assoc. Accounting Co. in Steubenville. In her earlier years, Jean worked as a telephone... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
CLARA SHERRINJean was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Harold Edwar
CLARA SHERRIN
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 27 days ago
Jean was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Harold Edward and Mary Kathryn (Ryan) Powell Sr. She was a retired co-owner of Sherrin & Assoc. Accounting Co. in Steubenville. In her earlier years, Jean worked as a telephone... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sixth-grader Rose Ostrowski, performing at Lehigh Valley Mall, has rocker fansIt's probably safe to say that 11-year-old Rose Ostrowski is the only sixth-gra
Sixth-grader Rose Ostrowski, performing at Lehigh Valley Mall, has rocker fans
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
It's probably safe to say that 11-year-old Rose Ostrowski is the only sixth-grader in Berwick Middle School who has rock bands around the country touting her music. Since recording her first song at age 8, Rose has garnered attention from musicians... Read more
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WPBF Palm Beach
Guitar donation raises $50K to fight cystic fibrosisA guitar sold for $30,000 at Palm Beach on Thursday, and the buyer didn't take
Guitar donation raises $50K to fight cystic fibrosis
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 30 days ago
A guitar sold for $30,000 at Palm Beach on Thursday, and the buyer didn't take his prize home. The buyer donated the guitar back to the organization that was auctioning it. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was auctioning the guitar at a fundraiser at... Read more

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