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Preparing for Passover- the genetics edition

As everyone else in the Jewish world is gearing up for Passover by cleaning, cooking, and planning their Seders, I am thinking about how to best convince you to… 209 more words

Program For Jewish Genetic Health

Just wow...

7 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Adopting

“6. The lack of medical information and social history is awkward, embarrassing, and frustrating.”

“Right now, forms are an annoyance.

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punnett squares

I resigned myself to the fact that my older brother has the mentality of a 3-year old and that will probably never change.

I came into the kitchen late last night and discovered him in the kitchen scarfing toast down like he was afraid he would get caught. 847 more words

My Fam

Talking about adoptees...

Recently, an adoptive parent was incredibly rude and dismissive about adoptees online, repeating the old trope that happy adoptees were too busy living their lives to be online in adoption groups, and the adoptees online had an agenda.  1,123 more words


Educating about BRCA: The recurring personal questions that trickle in

January 2016

Reflecting on 2015, we realized that the Program for Jewish Genetic Health gave around 40 live talks over the course of the year, to a wide variety of target audiences (not to mention the online “lessons” we release on… 561 more words

Genetic Testing