by Sierra Weiss Like many other young couples, Gail Heyman and her husband, Lyons met in college, got married after they graduated, and waited a few years before starting their family. Although having children is always a big step that will forever change a couple’s life, their experience was even more life changing. They
People are sometimes concerned or surprised about finding out that they carry a genetic condition. Every person on earth carries several genetic conditions (mutations), usually without any symptoms or signs, so it’s actually quite normal to test positive. But when two people are carriers for the same genetic disease and have children together, their
by Kara Wexler Chances are, if you have an active Facebook profile and a few Jewish friends, you’ve probably seen the Buzzfeed article “What Famous Nice Jewish Boy Is Your Soulmate?” Though Paul Rudd will always have my heart, I’ve gotta admit that there’s far more to finding that perfect someone than your favorite bagel
by Kara Wexler We live in a very busy world today, but National Women’s Health Week is here to remind you that maintaining good health needs to be a top priority. National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is a nationwide initiative to get women working toward a healthier and happier lifestyle, through small and manageable steps.
Everyone wants to feel like they are unique and special in this world. People with rare diseases are no exception. But when you have a rare disorder, it is also especially nice not to feel alone. Enter Rare Disease Day, which is celebrated around the world on the last day of February each year. The