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The National Institutes of Health estimates the existence of 7,000 rare diseases, with some affecting only a handful of people. Alan Phillips/E! via Getty Images

When it comes to the rarest of diseases, the diagnosis isn’t the answer – it’s just the starting point

Deciphering the biological pathways behind rare genetic diseases often involves assembling a team of specialists to work closely with the family members of those affected.
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Why do we love the great outdoors? New research shows part of the answer is in our genes

Our feelings about nature depend on lots of factors, but a new study shows our genes are one of the most important.

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