Seven posts were made to the CFFC Facebook page during the week of 9/3-9/2023.
09/03/2023 – Cystic Fibrosis: Jessica’s Story – “Letting go” is a difficult phase of parenthood. As with everything else, the challenge is greater when CF is involved. While this story was written a few years ago, the issues remain the same.
09/04/2023 – Why the CDC should mandate masks in medical facilities – As the fall flu season approaches, this blogger raises an important issue.
09/05/2023 – How I Manage My Daughter’s CF During the School Year – With school starting for most this week, this blogger provides some suggestions for a positive reentry.
09/06/2023 – Burning candles and fumes from cooking is harmful for people with mild asthma – This study was geared specifically to individuals with asthma but, as the article notes “its findings are interesting and relevant for all of us.”
09/07/2023 – Cystic Fibrosis: Evelyn’s Story – This story is a bit of a promotion for Johns Hopkins Hospital but elements of the story are common to the early days of life with CF.
09/08/2023 – New target may aid antibiotics in treating M. abscessus infection – This study points to a new weapon in the battle against resistent infections in CF airways.
09/09/2023 – How I Fulfilled My Dream of Graduating – Grit and determination are essential for life with CF. This story demonstrates the value of those attitudes.