• Aimee Swartz

  • Game Changer?

    March 30, 2017

    Tammy Schuler was elated when a cousin from her father’s side of the family found her through Ancestry.com. Schuler’s father and his siblings had lost…

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  • Ordering Your Own Lab Tests

    January 11, 2016

    In April, Mark Cuban, the billionaire entrepreneur, Shark Tank investor, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, all but broke the Internet when he fired off…

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  • DNA Tests for Infectious Diseases

    June 29, 2015

    In April 2014, 53-year-old Lee Benson of Phoenix began experiencing pain he could only describe as “strange.” After walking just a few blocks, he developed…

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  • Who Owns Your Data?

    March 30, 2015

    As Americans, we all have the legal right — with few exceptions — to access our health records held by the doctors, hospitals, and others…

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  • Keeping the Faith

    November 24, 2014

    Sheilagh Cullen had only recently started her midwifery practice in Amish Country when she delivered an infant with Amish lethal microcephaly, a rare disorder in…

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  • A Fetal Development

    April 4, 2014

    When Abby Brown became pregnant at 35 with her first child, in 2012, she knew that her age put her fetus at an elevated risk…

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