Tag: Genes & Genetic Disorders

January 28, 2022

What to do when trying to find a medical diagnosis

Strategies that can help lead you to answers.

Health Topics

September 22, 2020

My son has sickle cell anemia — a mother’s story

September is sickle cell awareness month. Learn more about this blood disease from a mother whose son has it.

Heart & Vascular

January 22, 2020

Advances in genetic testing for pregnant women

New screening gives pregnant women a less-invasive route for prenatal genetic testing.

Breakthroughs Pregnancy

March 26, 2018

What’s in your genes?

Use this tool to collect and store your family's health history with ease.


November 4, 2016

What to know about genetic testing and personalized medicine

Your genes will play a growing role in your healthcare.


September 20, 2016

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) brothers: Meet Jonah and Emory

A father shares his family’s journey with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, one of nine types of muscular dystrophy.One…

Breakthroughs Children

March 21, 2016

For Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Meet Lillian

The Down syndrome diagnosis was a complete surprise. And she has continued to surprise ever since. Meet Lillian, who is a "typical girl" no matter her diagnosis.


December 18, 2015

Son’s genetic disorder drives mom’s quest

'I should go to school and figure out how to turn on the gene. Why not?'