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Spectrum Health/HDVCH is hosting our first Rare Disease Day event! How are you spreading the word about #rarediseaseday ?

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Helen DeVos Children's Hospital was live.

We are LIVE at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital recognizing #RareDiseaseDay and shining light on many patients and families who are touched by rare conditions. Tune in to watch them raise awareness and share individual stories about rare diseases.

Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.

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Seems like a great internship to let any GC students know about!

“Now accepting applications from GC students for our psych GC summer internship! Email angela.inglis@ubc.ca or call 604-875-2726 for more info. Applications due Dec 15 2017.”
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MAGC Members--join us during your lunch for the MAGC Business meeting webinar! Check the event email for log-in details.

Last day to order is 10/22!

Show off your GC pride with this funny shirt illustrating many dimensions of our career!. Join your fellow Genetic Counselors from around the country in celebrating the...
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Lots of great sessions coming up at the AEC this Friday! Register online at magcinc.org and pay online or at the conference. We look forward to seeing many of you!

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Hope everyone that can join is looking forward to this event tomorrow. Always nice to see fellow GCs and this sounds like a very pertinent topic for all of us! Feel free to post pictures of your group or comments about the event here.

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Lucky to have met, worked with, and learned from this lady! Thanks for being such a positive voice for cancer genetic counselors and patients in Michigan. If others have videos or stories from your center, please share them on our page.

Sparrow Hospital's new Herbert-Herman Cancer Center is packed full of new technology and innovations that are really changing the face of cancer care in Mid-Michigan. But one of the center's greatest assets isn't a machine or a medication -- it's a Cancer Genetic Counselor-- and the only one you'll…
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Beautifully told story with nuggets of wisdom to hold on to.

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This story about a mom finding out her newborn daughter has Down syndrome will touch your heart. (via The Moth)

Quite the turn-around from the FDA.

The FDA approved the first home DNA tests that let people find out if they have a genetic risk for certain diseases.
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Good morning MAGC! Thank you all for following this page. We encourage anyone to share articles, stories, things happening at your clinic/site, events, questions for fellow GCs, job postings, or anything else. This can be another forum of connecting with GCs across the state and keeping more of us in the loop about important things going on! Go out and make it a great day

Anyone else packing up to head to ACMG this week?? I am excited for many of the talks and the above-average temps don't sound so bad either!

I know we have all seen a lot going around regarding this bill. Has anyone contacted or wrote their Representative and/or Senator? I know few of the same Reps as when GINA was voted on may still be in office, but here is the link to the original House vote on GINA. You can remind them that they think this is important and they voted for these protections! http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2007/roll261.xml

A bill that passed its first hurdle yesterday in Congress threatens to take away genetic privacy protections put in place with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008. H.R.1313, the “Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act,” might instead be called the “telling on relatives” r...
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