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Epigenetics: Preventing Hereditary Diseases

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Genetic Weaknesses, Health Blog

Epigenetics Shows Idiopathic Scoliosis May not be so Idiopathic When we, as medical professionals, don’t know how or why a disease develops, we say it is idiopathic. For example, when adolescents develop scoliosis, it is called “adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.”  This is a condition that is more than a passing interest for me.  You see, my […]

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So you have a chronic disease?

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

Chronic diseases afflict 7 out of every 10 Americans.  And, one out of every three of those has more than one chronic disease. We know that many of these diseases are caused by lifestyle choices.  And, we now know how to test our genes to see which ones of us are more likely to get […]

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