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Spring 2013


Uncovering the Genetic Roots of Disease
By decoding the complete genetic code, or genome, of more than 1,000 people whose homelands stretch from Africa and Asia to Europe and the Americas, medical researchers may find the genetic roots of rare and common diseases in populations worldwide. 

Practicing Kangaroo Care: Skin-to-Skin Nurturing for Premature Infants
Infants being held by their mothers in this manner—skin to skin—were gaining weight more quickly and maintaining their body temperature sooner than the infants who remained in their isolettes.

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