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A Dip In The Gene Pool

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Genetic testing is standard only for newborns.

"Most states do 30 to 50 genetic tests to pick up metabolic disorders that really need to be discovered at the beginning of life in order to treat them," explains Brody.

For example, hospitals test for phenylketonuria by l...

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Let's Forget About Domani


Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
~ Leo Buscaglia


Whenever I post a comment on ano...

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A Dip In The Gene Pool

Most people I know don't want to find out if they have APOE4. They say they'd worry too much if they knew that they carried one or two E4s. But my aunt died of Alzheimer's, so I wanted to know. According to 23andMe, neither of my two APOEs is the risk-raising E4 kind. Phew.

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Don't waste time on people that leave you


Dont Waste Time on People That Leave You

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In some cases you have to walk away maybe for your own self respect or dignity.

When someone walks out of your life, let them. There's no use in wasting your time on people that leave you. What you make of yourself and your future is no...

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Education of a Man (or Woman)


"The education of a man is never completed until he dies"
~ Robert E. Lee


Leo Buscaglia said that whe...

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A Dip In The Gene Pool

For example, someone who inherits two of the 1,000 known harmful mutations in the CFTR gene (one from each parent) will, sooner or later, develop cystic fibrosis. The mutations prevent the normal flow of water in and out of cells, which produces a thick and sticky mucus that obstructs airways and g...

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Learning to Love to Read

I can't remember a time when I did not ejoy reading. I didn't get read to a lot at home but I know I loved learning. To read for me is actually empiwering and knowledgeable.

That book started my insatiable passion for reading was one I borrowed from my sister. I loved to go through things and...

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Love, Love Yourself


Love yourself - accept yourself - forgive yourself - and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.
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what I love you means

Love is .... Enjoying quiet moments together, Watching the night sky together, Finding happiness with each other, Caring for each otherís feelings, Sleeping in each others arms, Being lazy in bed together, Endless cuddles and snuggles. Sharing dreams and fantasies, Coming back in each other arms aft...

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Good Deals at Goodwill

Understanding Good deals at Goodwill makes a big difference if you want to have a great shopping experience there!
Yesterday I went shopping in Goodwill store in Concord, NH. This was a different kind of shopping day. I didn't need anything. I was basically just looking for a good deal that I mi...

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