The Paisano

Living with a terminal disease

Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Joshua Lazenby, a respiratory technician at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Internal Medicine, administers a pulmonary function test to Joy Davis. A pulmonary function test measures how well the lungs add oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the blood. February is American Heart Month; spread the word about stopping this deadly disease and encourage people to live heart-healthy lives.

Jose Chapa

May 6, 2019

Living with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) has been a very difficult challenge for me. I, and the 30,000 other people in the U.S. that have it, face challenges of many calibers including physical, social, and economic issues. It affects my physical being, my platonic and romantic relationships, and my financial...