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2021
April
14,
2021
| 11:49 AM America/Chicago
It was in her daughter’s darkest moments that Taylor Rogers clung to hope. A diagnosis of less than one in a million; she knew life would be hard, but tiny three-year-old Rubye continues to bring great joy to their lives.From the moment she was born,...
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February
24,
2021
| 08:38 AM America/Chicago
Today is SCN2A Awareness Day, a day recognizing a rare cause of epilepsy, intellectual disability, and autism. The SCN2A gene is found on chromosome 2 position 24.3, thus the significance of 2/24.To help raise awareness of this rare genetic cause of ...
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2017
May
25,
2017
| 09:46 AM America/Chicago
Forget that Nathaniel Adams has a rare genetic diagnosis called Opitz G/BBB syndrome. That’s not who he is. His mom, Crystal, will be the first to tell you her little boy is just "a really cool kid." ...
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2015
January
30,
2015
| 13:47 PM America/Chicago
I find myself sometimes when off work slipping back into viewing things with the insight of a pediatric endocrinologist. Lately, football has put a lot into perspective for me. Take a look at the two starting quarterback for the Super Bowl between...
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2014
August
11,
2014
| 15:24 PM America/Chicago
When you hear someone has high blood cholesterol, who comes into your mind?It’s probably not an average-sized, active teenager. But that could be the case if the child has a history of hypercholesterolemia.Familial  hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an in...
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2013
May
13,
2013
| 08:04 AM America/Chicago
Did you know the beginning of April marked national public health week? Probably not. The observance which began officially in 1995 doesn’t garner much in the way of public attention. Still, it serves to highlight public health achievements as well a...
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