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Genetic Condition (INACTIVE)

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  • Boca Raton dispatcher honored for saving man's life

    Boca Raton dispatcher honored for saving man's life
    As her husband, Rick, slumped down on the couple's bed on Valentine's Day, Judith Fein thought he was dead. If he wasn't dead, he definitely was dying, and she didn't know what she could do to save him. On Thursday, more than a month later, Rick, 68, and...
  • Wife: Jim Kelly's cancer spreading

    Wife: Jim Kelly's cancer spreading
    Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is dealing with an aggressive, spreading recurrence of cancer, his wife wrote on Instagram, and his health is deteriorating, multiple media outlets reported Monday. Jill Kelly wrote that Jim Kelly was...
  • Wife: Jim Kelly's cancer aggressive, spreading

    Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is dealing with an aggressive, spreading recurrence of cancer, his wife wrote on Instagram, and his health is deteriorating, multiple media outlets reported Monday. Jill Kelly wrote that Jim Kelly was...
  • Parents of Down Syndrome Children Support Each Other Through First Call

    Parents of Down Syndrome Children Support Each Other Through First Call
    Bristol mom Samantha Myers didn't know her son had Down Syndrome until he was born: "It was probably the most profound shock of my life." Heather O'Briskie of Branford found out during a doctor's appointment when her baby boy was in utero. "I had a lot of...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Timing of surgery to repair cleft lip can't be determined until baby is born

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 30 weeks pregnant with our first baby. After an ultrasound last week, our doctor informed us that our baby will likely have a cleft lip. How soon after he's born do you recommend surgery? Will I still be able to breastfeed him?...
  • Study calls DNA test reliable in discovering fetal disorders

    Study calls DNA test reliable in discovering fetal disorders
    It's billed as a faster, safer and more accurate way of screening expectant mothers for fetal abnormalities like Down syndrome, and proponents say it has already become the standard for prenatal care. But as a handful of California companies market...
  • Bret Bielema apologizes for 'death certificates' comment

    Bret Bielema apologizes for 'death certificates' comment
    Bret Bielema’s passionionate support for a new 10-second defensive substitution rule, which would limit hurry-up offenses centers on a concern for player safety. The Arkansas coach was asked during a Razorbacks booster club meeting about what...
  • Austrian Cinema: Diverse Dozen Thrive in Berlin's Lineup

    Austrian cinema looks set to make another big splash at this year's Berlin Film Festival. The diverse lineup is certain to springboard to fests around the globe, where Austrian film continues to represent an increasingly broad range of up-and-coming...
  • Girls hoops | Naperville North notches a 'huge win'

    Girls hoops | Naperville North notches a 'huge win'
    Naperville North junior standout Kayla Sharples, at 5-foot-11, is typically one of the Huskies' strongest inside threats on the basketball court. After her game against Wheaton North, future opponents would be wise to rethink the way they prepare to...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Blind'

    "It's not important what's real as long as I can visualize it," notes the narrator heroine early on in "Blind," aptly setting the stage for a lithe, quicksilver portrait of a woman whose loss of sight only serves to sharpen her creative imagination. As...
  • Sam Berns dies at 17; subject of film about genetic condition progeria

    Sam Berns dies at 17; subject of film about genetic condition progeria
    Sam Berns, a spunky teenager who was proud to call himself a "band geek" and was at the heart of a 2013 documentary about a genetic condition that accelerates aging, has died. He was 17. Berns, a Massachusetts high school junior and Eagle Scout who...
  • 'Glimmer of hope' for medical marijuana in Florida

    'Glimmer of hope' for medical marijuana in Florida
    A fledgling move is afoot to legalize a lighter strain of medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. Two Florida representatives, Katie Edwards and Matt Gaetz, are taking steps to help families statewide gain access to a strain of marijuana that's shown...