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Genetic Condition (INACTIVE)

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  • Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'

    Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'
    Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....
  • PASSINGS: Paul Steven Miller

    PASSINGS: Paul Steven Miller
    Paul Steven Miller Lawyer was disability rights expert Paul Steven Miller, 49, a lawyer who was born with a genetic condition that made him a dwarf and who later became an expert on disability rights, died of cancer Tuesday at his home in the Seattle...
  • Cord-blood donation encouraged

    Cord-blood donation encouraged
    To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it. That's a long way to go when you'...
  • Families support each other facing rare genetic disorder

     
    Some special needs children have such rare genetic chromosomal disorders that it can be difficult for parents to even locate other survivors, let alone to ever dream about meeting them....
  • Southland students meet Obama during national science competition

     
    The high school seniors thought meeting President Obama was the coolest part of their trip to Washington. That was until a handful of them walked away with tens of thousands of dollars in prize money at Tuesday evening’s Intel Science......
  • Down syndrome clinic helps families track progress

     
    Katelynn Malek claps and smiles as she points to photographs, correctly identifying several members of her family during a therapy evaluation. Such a task may …...
  • Courteney Cox and Nicole Kidman curate sales on Rue La La

     
    Members-only shopping destination Rue La La has teamed up with celebrity moms Courtney Cox and Nicole Kidman to curate online boutique. All proceeds go to charity....
  • Keenan Cahill Gives Back

     
    This Sunday a group of mom's & teachers from Lincoln Elementary School inElmhurst hosted a big fundraiser, Ella's Day, for the daughter of two teachers …...
  • What is Fanconi anemia?

     
    Probably the one question we've all been asking ourselves since the 11 a.m. news conference at Florida State finished has been this: What is Fanconi anemia? After FSU coach Jimbo Fisher and his wife, Candi talked in front of cameras about how they are...
  • Robert Horry's 17-year-old daughter passes away

     
    After living her life with a rare genetic condition, Ashlyn Horry, the daughter of former Lakers forward Robert Horry, died Tuesday at age 17. Ashlyn was born on April 2, 1994 with severe respiratory issues and eventually was diagnosed with the 1p36...
  • Caught in the Web: The Times' Bill Plaschke proposes the Lakers make a trade for Dwight Howard

     
    --The Times' Bill Plaschke proposes the Lakers trade Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom for Dwight Howard and J.J. Redick. --The Times' Broderick Turner talks to former Laker Robert Horry about the passing of his 17-year-old daughter, Ashlyn, who spent her...