As a high school nurse responsible for 1,200 students -- three of whom have cystic fibrosis -- I'm finding this upcoming school year to be particularly challenging. Here is how I implemented a plan of action to keep each student safe while balancing their specific needs.
Creative use of technology can help build a more connected community. Read on to learn about the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's innovative efforts to include more people with cystic fibrosis.
Learning to help my wife access her port is part of our shared journey with CF. Check out our video for some tips and tricks we’ve learned along the way.
Want to know why getting a flu shot is so important? I ignored my early flu symptoms, which ended up spoiling the holidays and leading to an exacerbation.
Although becoming a father to my two boys has been one of the greatest experiences of my life, there is a delicate balance between being a parent and having cystic fibrosis. Fortunately, I've found a couple of tips that help.
Even though I haven't cultured for nontuberculous mycobacteria, I was excited to learn more about the treatment for the bacteria in people with cystic fibrosis during the virtual session at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference.
Is being cooped up at home giving you the blues? Welcome to the world of cystic fibrosis patients! We know all too well what it is like to practice social distancing and to shelter in place.
People who are not used to isolation may feel bored during this pandemic-driven physical distancing. But people with cystic fibrosis are experts at keeping themselves busy and fulfilled at home.
Finding out I had COVID-19 was frightening, but much of what my brother and cystic fibrosis taught me about emotional resilience helped me get through it. This is the story of my journey surviving cystic fibrosis and COVID-19.
Having enjoyed good health most of my life, I gave little thought to cross-infection risk -- even though others in my family have cystic fibrosis. The birth of my son has me rethinking that.