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‘It’s a real-life Hunger Games’: a lifesaving drug costs $2m, but not every child can get it

Zolgensma is a revolutionary gene therapy that can stop a deadly childhood condition called SMA in its tracks. It’s also one of the most expensive drugs in the world Elizabeth Wraige remembers the first time she delivered the diagnosis. “Parents feel as if they’ve been hit by a sledgehammer,” she says. Her patient, a baby …

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Did You Know That Reptiles Can Be Great Pets?

Did You Know That Reptiles Can Be Great Pets? Reptiles as pets? Geckos, and dragons, and snakes! Oh my! To novice keepers and first-time herpetologists, scales may seem more intimidating than fur or feathers, but many species of reptiles make fantastic pets, even for complete beginners. This article covers some of the best animals for …

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