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NPR did a broadcast on the radio this weekend.  To listen to it, go to: http://www.npr.org/2011/06/18/137265781/twins-cure-a-first-victory-for-genome-testing

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Retta Beery posted on June 21, 2011
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Genome Maps Solve Medical Mystery For Calif. Twins by RICHARD KNOX 10:24 am June 16, 2011 Twitter Facebook (76) E-mail Share Print Comments (19) Recommend (47)   EnlargeCourtesy of Baylor College of Medicine The Beery family in 2010 on a visit to Baylor. Ever since scientists began to sequence the ent...

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Retta Beery posted on June 21, 2011
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WASHINGTON — Doctors couldn't figure out what was causing 14-year-old Alexis Beery to suddenly gasp for air. Her mother pushed scientists to check DNA — helping move genome mapping a step closer to its ultimate goal of customized medical care. Mapping Alexis' genetic code led to a new prescription that has the Encinitas, Calif., girl back to running track and changed her twin brother'...

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Retta Beery posted on June 20, 2011
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  5 Comments   MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS Twins' recovery a key step in genetic medicine, thanks to Baylor Med By ERIC BERGER Copyright 2011 Houston Chronicle June 15, 2011, 10:33PM 1 2   K.C. Alfred For the Chronicle Retta Beery, left, can finally relax with her twins, Alexis and Noah, at their Encinitas, Calif., home. The twins had been sickly for years before genome sequ...

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Retta Beery posted on June 17, 2011
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Twins, 14, cured of mystery illness after doctors sequence their entire genetic code to find the cause By DAILY MAIL REPORTER Last updated at 3:20 PM on 16th June 2011 Comments (5) Add to My Stories Share Teenagers' mother refused to accept cerebral palsy diagnosis When doctors told Retta Beery her twins Noah and Alexis had cerebral palsy 13 years ago, she was not convinced by the diagn...

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Retta Beery posted on June 16, 2011
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Related Articles Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Bone Marrow Disorder Apples Help Keep Muscles Strong, Mouse Study Finds New Drug Studied for Hard-to-Treat Vascular Condition Dogs' DNA May Aid Research on Hereditary Parkinson's Parents Want Genetic Testing for Kids: Study By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Twins ...

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Retta Beery posted on June 16, 2011
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A Mother's Determination, Next-Generation Sequencing and the Art of Medicine Provide Solutions for Twins   1     1     HOUSTON , June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Noah and Alexis Beery were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, their parents thought they at last had an answer to the problems that had plagued their twin infants from birth. However, tha...

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Retta Beery posted on June 15, 2011