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Self-screening tool may help prevent cystic fibrosis misdiagnosis

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Courtesy Michele Wright
Michele and Terry Wright created a self-screening tool for cystic fibrosis.

Cystic fibrosis is more common in white people than in people of color, so it can go undiagnosed, sometimes for years. That's what happened to Terry Wright. He and his wife, Michele, have now helped create a new screening tool to help others self-advocate. They worked with Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Cousar from National Jewish Health in Denver.