Cystic Fibrosis


Senior With Cystic Fibrosis Graduates Despite The Odds

Victoria McKennon thought she would be sitting at home Friday night.


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Policy Prevents Student With Cystic Fibrosis From “Walking” At Commencement Early

A Plano teen has the strength to fight through four years of high school while battling a life-threatening illness. Now, there’s one course standing between her and graduating with her class.


Meals On Wheels

Students From Fort Worth School Give Thanks For Sick Classmate

It’s one week before Thanksgiving but a North Texas third grader is already giving thanks.


Jaxon Kretchmar

Parents Sue Cryogenic Center Over Child’s Cystic Fibrosis

The Kretchmar home is filled with the hum of a breathing machine and the sounds of Mario racing around a television screen watched by 22-month old Jaxon.



The Benefits Of Sea Air, Without Hitting The Beach

Have you ever vacationed on a beach near the ocean, and breathed in the salty air? Some say that air from the ocean can actually help you breathe easier.


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Dallas Teen Recovering After Lung Transplant

A Dallas teenager is recovering in Houston following a lung transplant. Marcos Saldana has battled cystic fibrosis for the past 11 years.



Blessing Banks Giving Gift Of Giving

Mandy Elmore loves to give to children, despite battling Cystic Fibrosis, which has devastated her immune system and prevented her from being around anyone who might carry germs.