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Sleep Terrors or Nightmares?

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Have you ever woken up to your child screaming or crying at night, appearing to be awake but unable to be consoled?  If so, your child may be experiencing night terrors (also known as sleep terrors), a condition in which the child is suddenly aroused from deep sleep and appears to be severely frightened. These […]

Personal Genome Sequencing and Your Child: What You Need to Know

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Children today are born into a future their grandparents could have only imagined: scientists have sequenced the entire human genome — the full set of biological material inherited from our ancestors that plays a major role in our development, functioning and behavior — and a few businesses have made whole-genome sequencing available to the general public