Health Center - Genetic Disorders

A hereditary condition is one that is genetically passed on from one or both biological parents, such as bleeding disorders. Are you concerned that a medical condition you have may be passed to your children? Do you wonder if you could develop a disease that your parents or siblings have? Learn more about common hereditary conditions, including symptoms, treatment options and expert advice.

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The Rise of Personal Genomics

Get more information about your DNA with a simple saliva test. Learn about the growing trend to discover more about your genome.

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prenatal genetic testing

What to Expect From Prenatal Genetic Testing

Prenatal genetic testing can be used to screen for risk and to diagnose genetic conditions before you give birth.

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von willebrand disease

Understanding von Willebrand Disease: Do You Know the Signs?

Bleeding disorders occur more frequently than many people realize. If you have experienced frequent nosebleeds, easy bruising or heavy periods, read on to learn if you could be affected.

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Is it safe for me to have a baby if I have von Willebrand disease (VWD)?

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