Genetic Disorders Before Having Children
Beautiful and Healthy Children
Lifetime TV unveiled a new series, which brings the African-American and Jewish-American communities together in holy matrimony… literally. In this new docu-sitcom, “Kosher Soul” (#KosherSoul), Jewish Los Angeles stylist Miriam Sternoff and African-American comedian O’Neal McKnight find love and seek to navigate the world of interfaith and interracial marriage. In an effort to please Sternoff…
It takes major guts to use something you are scared of to your advantage.
Whether your love story ends on the cozy side of a white picket fence, or you have something less traditional in mind, it all begins with finding the right match for you.
By Hillary The world is an ever-expanding place. A new discovery is made every day. We are subjected to what some may call information overload. Here is what we do know: 80% of babies with genetic diseases are born to parents with no known family history of that disease. We also know that education and…
I don’t plan on having kids in the near future, but my newfound knowledge that I’m a carrier for this disease will stick with me for the rest of my life.
Love sweets? Turns out, your genes might actually influence that sweet tooth you’ve always tried to suppress.
Tay-Sachs. Fragile X Syndrome. I vaguely remembered hearing about these genetic diseases in a high school biology classroom that smelled like glue.
Gina was just fourteen years old and when she died. She had such a positive and upbeat attitude, despite facing major health issues caused by Familial Dysautonomia, a Jewish genetic disease.
“To be honest, I wasn’t even sure if Fragile X Syndrome was considered a rare disease.”
7 ways to prepare for the upcoming semester to make the transition back to school just a little bit easier.
Use fear to your advantage.
As a genetic counselor, it’s very common to get confused looks from people when I try to describe to them what I do for a living.
Are you Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Mizrahim, or one of the many other modern Jewish ethnicities?
Ashkenazi Jews are 10 times more likely to have BRCA mutations.