Drama in the Family

September 06, 2016
After she retired from teaching theater at a Florida college, Julia Gagne’s life took on its own unexpected dramatic arc. Although she’d been adopted at birth more than 65 years...
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Our Three Fathers

August 30, 2016
As a wedding planner, Wendy Wojcik pays close attention to even the smallest of details, yet in her own life she always ignored one big one – the identity of...
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Genetics found to influence risk of chronic pain and depression

August 23, 2016
Your genetics, whether your partner suffers from chronic pain and the environment you share with your partner, all contribute to your own risk for having the condition, according to a...
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New genetic variants found to influence risk of most common skin cancer

August 19, 2016
With summer upon us many are hitting the beach or pool and taking in some rays. Of course we’re also slathering on sunscreen, since with sun exposure comes risk for...
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Bridging A Family’s Racial Divide

August 17, 2016
Maria felt conflicted. Here she was celebrating her parents’ 63rd wedding anniversary, and the last thing she wanted to do was upset her elderly mother. But on the flipside she...
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Dirt Don’t Hurt

August 11, 2016
A little farmyard dust might the difference in bolstering against asthma and allergies, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Although the study was very...
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New Genetic Findings for Rare Blood Cancers

August 09, 2016
A research study spearheaded by 23andMe has uncovered new genetic associations for a group of rare blood cancers offering insights into these sometimes fatal conditions. Published in the journal Blood...
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A Girl with Guts

August 04, 2016
At her darkest moment, feeling alone and drained by a daunting disease, Jackie Jackie Zimmerman Zimmerman began to write. “This is when things began to change for me,” said Jackie....
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New genetic variants found to influence major depression risk

August 01, 2016
In a new study, scientists have found genetic markers associated with depression in people of European descent. In what is by far the largest study of its kind focused on...
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International Parkinson’s Meeting News

July 29, 2016
After four days in Berlin attending the massive annual meeting of the International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society, 23andMe Parkinson’s Community manager, Paul Cannon, PhD, came back hopeful for the...
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