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  • Alternate Target

    January 2, 2018

    On the day he suffered a heart attack at age 47, Ray Lahaye stubbed out his nearly three-pack-a-day smoking habit, shifted his diet into a… Continue Reading »

  • Hablando de Genética

    October 27, 2017

    Gabino Cerda knew that there was an unsettling pattern of colon cancer in his family when two older siblings were diagnosed, and not long after,… Continue Reading »

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug Approved

    July 5, 2017

    Scott Monnin and his wife, Nora, stalled for five months after the birth of their second daughter in 2013 before testing her for spinal muscular… Continue Reading »

  • Genetic Differences Between Ancestry Groups

    September 29, 2016

    Carol Horowitz was initially reluctant to pursue the connection when she learned about genetic variants that significantly boost the risk of developing severe kidney disease… Continue Reading »

  • All in the Family

    June 23, 2016

    Ever since Maya Brown-Zimmerman learned in college that she had tested positive for a gene mutation linked to Marfan syndrome, a potentially life-threatening disorder, she… Continue Reading »

  • Embryo Screening

    April 5, 2016

    When Katie Cox and her husband, Chris, reached their decision that August day in 2014, the embryos were identified only as 9 and 11. By… Continue Reading »

  • Will Genetic Testing Make You Anxious?

    September 30, 2015

    As a registered nurse, Tiffany Jones knows better than to jump to the worst-case scenario. But as the mother of two young boys and one… Continue Reading »

  • Key to the Heart

    March 30, 2015

    Cindy Kostreba admits now that she had a sometimes sporadic relationship with statins, even after a routine physical in her early 20s revealed a total… Continue Reading »

  • How Personalized Medicine Is Changing: Alzheimer’s Disease

    August 24, 2014

    Unlike most Americans, Karla Hornstein knows her vulnerability to the brain-robbing disease called Alzheimer’s, specifically a rare and early-onset form that runs in families and... Continue Reading »