Cystic Fibrosis News
Make-A-Wish Foundation Fulfills Little Boy's Dream to Be a Garbage Man
6-year-old Ethan Dean, who has been battling cystic fibrosis since he was born, was able to experience life as a garbage collector.
Boy With Cystic Fibrosis Lives Dream as Garbage Man for a Day
OK so the city of Sacramento California is a little bit cleaner this morning all thanks to a six year old boy. He's Ethan dean and yesterday was his day to ride along with the sanitation worker. Because that was what Ethan who suffers from cystic fibrosis said he wanted to do. And so the make a
Boy, 6, With Cystic Fibrosis Lives Dream as Garbage Man for a Day
A 6-year-old California boy with cystic fibrosis is seeing his wish to be a garbage man come true thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The special day for Ethan Dean, from Rancho Cordova, California, began this morning with a surprise assembly at his elementary school. His classmates did a great
Leonardo DiCaprio Invests in Drinks Line to Help Ecuadorians
"Pop news" time and begin with a little Leo news. Leo Dicaprio is teeing up a new project. He is investing in a line of ice teas and natural energy drinks called run known for his social responsibility and environmentalism, the actor plans to donate all of his share to the Ecuadorian communities
Family Grieves Tragic Loss of Third Child From Genetic Condition
A Pennsylvania family is mourning the loss of their daughter after she died of a genetic syndrome that also took the lives of her brother and sister. Erin Mading of Pittsburgh told ABC News that her daughter Isabella, 10, died on Feb. 6 from a brain cancer that was caused by the genetic condition
9-Year-Old With Cystic Fibrosis Becomes 'Iron Boy' for the Day in Australia
A 9-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis saw his wish to be Iron Man come true when the entire city of Sydney, Australia, got behind him and turned him into "Iron Boy" for the day. Domenic Pace even got a shout-out from Iron Man himself, Robert Downey, Jr ., who played the superhero on the big screen.
'Iron Boy' Granted Wish to Be Superhero for a Day
The Make-A-Wish Foundation in Australia granted the wish to Domenic Pace, 9, who has cystic fibrosis.
Family Meets Parents of Young Donor Who Saved Daughter's Life With Double Lung Transplant
A Kansas family was finally able to come face-to-face with the parents whose son's organ donation was able to give their daughter a second chance at life. "It was a gift to get to meet them and hear more about Alex," mom Desiree Taliaferro of Topeka, Kan., told ABC News. "But it was also a gift for
Robert Downey Jr. Invites Fan With Cystic Fibrosis to 'Captain America' Premiere
Iron Man to the rescue! When Vicky Keyte reached out to Robert Downey Jr . on Instagram about her son, who has cystic fibrosis , the famed actor came back with the sweetest gesture. "Mr. Stark here. This is for Daniel (@envy_coatings) who was having a rough day recently. When I’m in the dumps, I’ve
Woman's Remains Stolen From Texas Funeral Home
Police in San Antonio, Texas, are looking for the remains of a woman that are believed to have been stolen from a funeral home. Julie Mott, 25, died earlier this month following complications with cystic fibrosis , ABC affiliate KSAT-TV reports. Her funeral service was held last Saturday at the