National Society of Genetic Counselors

Researchers prepare reagents for the DNA sequencing of patient samples on the school's campus in Houston. (AP Photo/Baylor College of Medicine, Agapito Sanchez)

Gene scans solve mystery diseases in kids, adults

They were mystery diseases that had stumped doctors for years — adults with strange symptoms and children with neurological problems, mental slowness or muscles too weak to let them stand. Now scientists say they were […]


Actress Angelina Jolie (AP Photo)

Jolie admired for bravery in mastectomy revelation

NEW YORK (AP) — “I hope that other women can benefit from my experience,” Angelina Jolie wrote in a powerful op-ed article Tuesday, explaining her decision to go public with having her breasts removed to […]



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