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Healthy Living: Fighting Cystic Fibrosis

Imagine losing nearly all of your siblings to cystic fibrosis, a genetic condition that makes it difficult to breathe.

There are some treatments, but so far, no cure.

In Healthy Living, Courtney Hunter introduces us to one woman who is working to turn her personal tragedy into triumph.

The UNC researchers say the new treatments should be available in three to five years.

The hope is to extend the life span of patients from their 40s well into their 70s.