PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP)--"I just can't seem to turn it off." These were the words of a young mom sitting in my medical exam room the other day. She came in complaining of shortness of breath of a few days' duration but it soon became apparent that the cause was not physical in nature.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP)--Few can deny that the mapping of our genetic makeup by the Human Genome Project represents one of the greatest scientific feats of our generation. The impact of this project's quest for the "Holy Grail of Biology" is only beginning to be realized by the scientific community and the popular press.