New cystic fibrosis drug extending lives of chidren born with the disease

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on December 31, 2013 at 8:01 PM

Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up int he lungs. Just decades ago, children born with CF would only live into their teens. Today, the life expectancy has increased, thanks to a new miracle drug that was researched at Seattle Children's.

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