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genetic testing

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‘A completely different baby’

Born with a rare and life-threatening immune system disorder, baby Emmett gets a new start with a bone marrow transplant.

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When every second counts

Meet baby Owen, the first child in Michigan to benefit from a lightning-fast whole genome sequencing program.

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‘Jemima is a miracle’

Most babies with trisomy 18 never make it to birth. Those who do typically die shortly thereafter. This toddler is blasting the odds.

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Haylie’s mystery, solved

The Schneider family faced profound questions about their daughter’s developmental differences. Advances in genetic testing finally revealed answers.

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Asking the tough questions

After her brother dies of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a woman ponders whether to get genetic testing.

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‘They are so blessed’

Parents of children with rare genetic diseases celebrate their daughters' unique gifts.

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A crowning moment for Huntington’s disease

Shelby Lentz is competing for the Miss Michigan title. But since her diagnosis, she's now competing in a race against time.

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In sickness, and in health…

Sally and Greg Brown have shared 33 years of marriage. Now, they share cancer.

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‘You just think you’re going to die’

A 40-foot mobile mammography unit that showed up at her workplace may have saved Deb Browers' life.

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You’re one in a billion, baby boy

Little Hayden, born with two rare disorders, might be the first of his kind. His parents treasure his uniqueness.

Dive into your gene pool

Worried about cancer? A $249 genetic test could ease your mind.

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‘Why wait for cancer to find me?’

With a strong family history and a dangerous gene mutation, Kelley Miller decided to fend off potential cancer with proactive surgeries.

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