Author Archives: Mary Chapman

National Fragile X Awareness Month Is Underway

July is National Fragile X Awareness Month, an annual event set aside to bring attention to the rare genetic condition. Across the country, the fragile X syndrome community is observing the month by spotlighting individuals, posting educational flyers, and placing awareness magnets on vehicles, among other efforts.

Patients, Supporters Worldwide Recognizing Rare Disease Day 2020

An abundance of events are afoot around the world to mark Rare Disease Day 2020 on Feb. 29. The activities are focused on heightening awareness about rare diseases and the hundreds of millions of individuals they are thought to affect. Patients, caregivers, and advocates worldwide will sport denim ribbons…