A lucky few stay healthy despite carrying genetic defects linked to serious diseases. What protects them? Leigh Wells/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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How Do 'Genetic Superheroes' Overcome Their Bad DNA?

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Brent Hendricks visited StoryCorps in Atlanta with his mother, Barbara. StoryCorps hide caption

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For Man With Cystic Fibrosis, 'Death Is Like A Deadline'

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Kalydeco is one of the first drugs that is effective at combating the root causes of a genetic disease. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. hide caption

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Drug Fulfills Promise Of Research Into Cystic Fibrosis Gene

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Cystic Fibrosis Drug Wins Approval

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Your Health Podcast: Elderly Exercise And A Yoga Quest

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