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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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Adoption

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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

Adoption

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

Making Histories: Tree of Life, A BRCA Conversation

Guest Blogger, Sherry Kabran, writes about her amazing new project, Tree of Life, A BRCA Conversation http://www.treeoflifebrca.org:

While in mourning, some try to cope with their emotions and loss by writing journals, going to support groups, blogging, running races, attending daily minyans, even starting cancer oriented organizations.  395 more words

Program For Jewish Genetic Health

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Celebrating Black History Month Through Health Awareness & Empowerment

History: February is recognized as Black History Month and has been celebrated since 1926. It first began as Negro History Week during the second week of February. 210 more words

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