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Can genetic screening tests help you avoid having a baby with a serious inherited disorder?

Can genetic screening tests help you avoid having a baby with a serious inherited disorder? A number of years ago, someone I know decided to have a special test done to assure she would have a girl.    In the end, she had a healthy daughter.  On the other hand, one of her children had a genetic neurological disorder that would affect their lives and his as well. Imagine if you could have a test done that could reduce the risk of serious diseases such as schizophrenia or heart disease. Some companies are now advertising that their tests can rank Read More »