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Rare moms join together to bring attention to rare diseases

Every parent knows that caring for young children can wear you down to the bone. But imagine what that would be like if your child’s life was at risk every waking minute. That’s just a normal day for Sarah Yang, who...
 
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Eye diseases may go unnoticed in individuals with diabetes

With more than 8 percent of the American population having been diagnosed with diabetes, regular dilated eye exams are critical to prevent vision loss. Diabetes is a disease that interferes with the body’s ability to use ...

 
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Rare diseases: Increasing awareness for better patient outcomes

Acquiring a diagnosis of any cancer can be frightening, but for these diagnosed with a uncommon cancer, the emotional toll can be significantly worse. For some of these sufferers, the journey to a correct diagnosis could take y...
 
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Igniting the conversation about rare diseases

Every year, men and women across the globe are invited to join with each other to raise awareness about rare diseases. In contrast to far more typical situations such as diabetes and breast cancer, several of these diseases, as...
 
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Knowing your health heritage: the familial link of diseases

Family members can have many factors in typical, which includes physical characteristics and personality traits. While some traits are obvious, like having red hair or blue eyes, some shared traits are not as apparent, such as ...