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New Jewish Genetic Diseases

CAT scan of a Tay Sachs sufferer's brain. No joke.

There are many unusual genetic diseases that plague Jewish people, including Tay-Sachs Disease (rough), Bloom Syndrome (rougher), and Maple Syrup Urine Disease (roughest, yet most delicious). As a Passover mitzvah, Whim contributor Adam Baer presents a list of said diseases that specifically target Generation X. Herewith, a list of symptoms and risk factors to look for.

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