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Genetic Disorders Directory

Genetic disorders are diseases that are caused by abnormal DNA or mutations. These abnomalities can be small changes to a single gene or be much more complex and affect a chromosome or an entire group of chromosomes. Genetic disorders cause a long list of diseases from cystic fibrosis to being more suseptable to various types of cancers. Find out more about various genetic disorders with articles, news and more.

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Thumbnail: Are You Destined to Get Your Parents' Illnesses?

With conditions like cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and heart disease, your genes aren't always destiny. You can likely overcome your heredity and stay disease-free by making smarter health decisions.

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