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New generation of research targets racial disparities in cystic fibrosis diagnosis and treatment

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Written by PBS on November 27, 2023

For decades, the conventional wisdom on cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes mucus to build up in the body’s passageways, held that it mostly affected white people. New research out of Colorado aims to address the racial disparities in diagnosing the disease and saving the lives of everyone who lives with it.

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