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If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?

Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions that might not develop within their lifetime. A UNC School of Medicine study proposed a method for how to responsibly determine which types of conditions to include in testing and potentially return to parents. CHAPEL HILL, NC… Read More »

Dad travels to Canada for son's medicine that would cost $53K in U.S. – CBS News

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Trump said his next major priority is lowering the cost of health care and prescription drugs. Americans spend more on prescription drugs than people pay in any other developed nation, an average of about $ 1,200 a year. For some, the cost is so high they’re… Read More »