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Epigenetic changes

A year or two ago I read this article, “DNA Is Not Destiny: The New Science of Epigenetics” (Ethan Watters, Discover Magazine, November 2006), and although its publishing date makes it not exactly the freshest scientific news, I’m going to write about it anyway. 1,161 more words

Webinar: How to Discuss Genetic Disease with Your Loved Ones

Date:  April 1, 2015
Time:  11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET

There are currently about 7,000 rare diseases identified worldwide, and approximately 80 percent of these are caused by genetic changes. 558 more words

Rare Diseases

Things my mother taught me

There are many a thing my mother has taught me in life. Here are few of them… 159 more words

A biological trigger for canine bone cancer?

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine have identified the biological mechanism that may give some cancer cells the ability to form tumors in dogs. 273 more words

Dog Care

Jupiter Ascending

It may not have stunned critics and the box office but Jupiter Ascending was a fun movie in my humble opinion (and who doesn’t like looking at Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis, Family Guy be damned). 497 more words


Family History ~ your Family "Heart" Tree

Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher.

Did your father have a stroke? Did your mother have a… 591 more words

Heart Walk 2015

The Myth of Genetic Unfairness

The accompanying graphic to the right is from a comic strip called Living with HipsterGirl and GamerGirl. I took a look at some of the content and it’s obviously targeting an audience much younger than I am. 417 more words