It would have been more exciting if the Cleveland Indians had won today’s game, but at the end of the day it was beautiful outside and we got to watch a game, right?

Cleveland’s offense fizzled on the heels of last night’s outburst as the Indians fell to the Chicago White Sox 5-2. While some hitters punished Sox pitchers the rest of the offense stagnated. Triston McKenzie allowed three runs in two and a third innings before yielding to the bullpen. Cleveland —...
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Braves Minor League Recap: Mississippi gets demolished in game four

Yesterday was not much of a good day for anyone in the Atlanta Braves system. Gwinnett lost their fourth straight and Mississippi got hammered in game four, but in positive news Drew Waters went deep and Kyle Wright keeps shoving. (68-55) Gwinnett Stripers 2, (81-43) Durham Bulls 3. Drew Waters,...
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Around the Farm 9/25/21: Kwan keeps hitting

Steven Kwan (CF, Columbus): 1-3, BB, HR, 2 R, RBI – Kwan hit three homers in 123 games in 2019. He now has 14 in 72 this year. This qualifies as a significant breakout. If Kwan can become a 10-15 homer, 10-20 steal outfielder, that’s a really good outfielder to have if he’s getting on base at a .340-plus clip to boot.
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Clearing the UK Cancer Backlog From the Elective Procedures Stop Could Take Until 2033

Delays in cancer treatment caused by the [insane response to the] pandemic will continue for more than a decade, a report suggests. An estimated 19,500 people with cancer in England have not been diagnosed due to missed referrals, according to the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPS) think tank and the CF health consultancy. Delayed diagnosis means the backlogs in chemotherapy and radiotherapy could take until 2028 and 2033 to clear, the study predicts.

A Huge Backlog Of Cancer Care Will Result In Thousands Of Deaths Over The Next Decade

A damaging report has shown that thousands of cancer patients will die over the next decade because of the overwhelming treatment backlog caused by the pandemic. About 19,500 people in England with cancer haven’t yet been diagnosed due to COVID associated disruption to the NHS. According to an analysis by...

Family sheds tears of joy after province agrees to fund life-changing drug

After years and years of fighting to have lifesaving medications covered for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients in Canada, local mother-daughter duo Beth and Madi Vanstone are celebrating this week as the province is now providing coverage under its publicly funded drug program for CF medication Trikafta. The drug is also...

CF vs NSH Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Chicago Fire vs Nashville Major League Soccer Live Score September 26

CF vs NSH Dream11: As the Major League Soccer rolls on, it will be Chicago Fire that squares off to Nashville up next at the Soldier Field. Talking about the standings, Chicago are in at the 12th spot with 23 points in the Eastern Conference. As for Nashville, they find themselves in at second with 44 points under their belts in the Eastern Conference. New England are in at the top with an 18 point cushion. However, with Nashville having three games in hand, they will be keen on narrowing it down with maximum points. Chicago Fire will be desperate for a change in fortunes, while, Nashville looks to build further momentum heading forward. With that being said, here is the CF vs NSH Dream11 Prediction for the upcoming contest.

Cystic fibrosis drug Trikafta to be covered in Saskatchewan

The excitement was palpable in Christopher McDougall’s voice as he described how a newly approved medication for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) could change his daughter’s life. “This has been a hard-fought battle and I’m ecstatic,” said McDougall. His daughter Emmanuella, now 11 years old, was diagnosed with CF when...
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No. 7 Cedar Falls routs Muscatine

MUSCATINE – Seventh-ranked Cedar Falls scored 28 first-quarter points as the Tigers rolled to their fourth consecutive win with a 42-7 blasting of Muscatine Friday. Jacob Kieler rushed for three touchdowns, all in the first half, as Cedar Falls roared to a 35-0 halftime lead. The game was played with a continuous running clock in the second half.
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Braves Minor League Recap: Justin Dean keys offensive explosion for Mississippi

It was another small slate of games on Friday as Braves affiliates went a combined 1-1. The Mississippi Braves got within one win of the Double-A South championship thanks to a big offensive explosion in the eighth inning while the Gwinnett Stripers had a rough night at the plate. Let’s get into the games.

Provincial Government to Cover New Cystic Fibrosis Medication

Starting October 1st, the Saskatchewan government will provide coverage for the cystic fibrosis medication Trikafta. The drug has been shown to improve the quality of life for patients. "Trikafta is the single greatest innovation in cystic fibrosis history and it has the power to transform the lives of thousands of...

New cystic fibrosis medication now covered by drug plan

REGINA ‑ Saskatchewan will provide coverage for Trikafta, a new cystic fibrosis medication. According to a press release, the Saskatchewan Drug Plan is targeting to add the medication to the formulary effective Oct. 1. According to the government Trikafta has been shown to improve quality of life for patients. Saskatchewan...

Braves vs. Padres Game Thread-9/25/2021

Atlanta Braves (81-72) vs. San Diego Padres (78-76), September 25, 2021, 4:15 p.m. PST. Jake Cronenworth will have the beginning of the night off, as the Padres are essentially out of postseason contention and could be officially eliminated tonight. Velasquez is making the start on three days rest after pitching just one inning and allowing two runs against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.

High school swimming: West Port boys, Forest girls rule pool

The West Port boys and Forest girls captured team championships Saturday morning in the annual MCIAC swimming meet at CF. The Wolf Pack boys put up 345 points to top second-place Forest by 105, and the Wildcat girls 308 points bettered runner-up Vanguard by 45. Leading the way for WPHS...