• Laura Beil

  • Hide and Seek

    January 9, 2017

    Starr Gibson wasn’t interested in using her DNA for health guidance when she sent off her saliva sample in 2013. As a genealogy blogger, she…

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  • Keeping Track of Your Medical Records

    September 29, 2016

    When Morgan Gleason was 10 years old, tiny red bumps inexplicably appeared on the tops of her elbows. Over the next few months, the same…

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  • Private Matters

    June 23, 2016

    When James Watson, the famed Nobel laureate, decided to make his genome public, he had one condition: He was willing to share his genetic blueprint,…

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  • Navigating Clinical Trials

    September 30, 2015

    One winter night in 2012, Heather Caro was getting ready for bed when she noticed a pea-sized growth under her right armpit. The 32-year-old ICU…

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  • On a Fast Track

    June 29, 2015

    By most appearances, Eliana Lewis was a healthy baby girl at her birth on December 31, 2013. She arrived a month early at North Kansas…

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