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Cracking the Code

In watching Cracking The Code of Life, I learned all about two companies competing to see who could map out the whole human genome first. One was known as the Human Genome Project, and their mission (funded by the government!!) was to crack the code of our genome and through doing so, also understand genetic issues like diseases and disorders. 477 more words

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Isaac and Hip Surgery

Thank you prayer warriors for covering Isaac and our family in prayer and belief for quick healing and a very successful surgery. Today it was posted on his MyChart exactly what he is having (I’ve been calling it hip construction): Acetabuloplasty, Capsulorrhaphy Hip, Lengthening Adductor Open, Lengthening Distal Hamstring, Varus Derotational Osteomy Hip, Spica Cast Application. 291 more words

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Leaves

As I work to finish a new post for this blog I am reminded of another essay I wrote 2 years ago, but never published. I suppose it was more negative than I wanted to focus on, but it feels like it was laying the groundwork for the essay I’m working on now. 1,504 more words

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Exciting News from the Program!

After months of planning, the Program for Jewish Genetic Health is proud to announce the launch of our group genetic counseling sessions with testing for common Ashkenazi genetic diseases. 522 more words

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