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Where Lost Diseases Go

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A new, nationwide team of experts gives the toughest medical cases a chance at a breakthrough.

Almost from the moment their son Zach was born, the Nichols knew that something wasn’t right. He had wide-set and downward-slanting eyes, loose joints and an extra set of ribs. He also didn’t hear or see well, and had trouble breathing and eating. Hundreds of medical visits have followed over the eight years since. Zach depends on a tracheostomy tube to bre...

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