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One of those posts with photos of my nephew

Because instead of doing anything productive today, I spent much of it vomiting and dashing to the loo. But look! Cute kid photos from visiting the family on Thursday. He spent the day with this World Rare Diseases Day sticker on his head. Being special. While his six month old sister has learned to crawl,…

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World Rare Diseases Day 2012

Today, the rare day of Feb 29, is World Rare Diseases day. What IS a rare disease??? A rare disease in Australia is defined as one which affects 1 in 10,000 people or less. There are up to 8000 known rare diseases, the majority have a genetic origin. Although each disease is rare, collectively they…

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