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Sally Lehrman

Race, genes, and illness

By Sally Lehrman
April 19, 2007

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DOES A "genetic component" cause a higher rate of premature births among black mothers? Do black people carry certain gene variants that give them weaker hearts? Do Asians have special genes that enable the drug Iressa to fight non-small cell cancer better in their lungs? (Full article: 707 words)

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