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Special Section Stories

Mom recounts her child’s life with genetic disorder, efforts to save him

WASHINGTON — Fourteen years ago, Washington, D.C. resident Laurie Strongin remembers, it seemed almost like “science fiction,” the notion that you could “pick the baby you could get pregnant with.”   Moreover, cells from that newborn might save the life of her young son, Henry, who was suffering from a rare genetic disease, Fanconi anemia.   More...

Heart attack victim sows seeds of support group

After his first heart attack at age 42, Harvey Malter felt like there was no one he could really relate to, or to share experiences and concerns. There were support groups for just about every other disease, but he couldn’t find one for heart attack victims and their families.   More...

Author’s goal: Baby and parents sleep tonight

Ever since she developed her method more than a decade ago, Shari Mezrah, Tampa sleep schedule specialist, has been speaking on the importance of a good night’s sleep for infants, children and their often sleepdeprived parents.   More...

Breast cancer education act sponsor to receive award at conference focused on hereditary links

For many women breast and ovarian cancers are modern scourges, and for Jewish women of Ashkenazi — Eastern European — descent, the fear of contracting these diseases is heightened by a greater risk.   More...

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