This week’s stories have elements that sound like fiction, but all are real, new scientific and medical findings: A condition that turns the body’s soft tissues into bone has new hope for a future treatment. Genetic superheroes walk among us, and they may not even know it. And pediatricians may have a tool to double their success in helping their patients’ parents quit smoking.
The holiday season is once again upon us! While it's a time for family and friends to gather, indulge in traditions, and celebrate this season of giving, it's also hard to believe another year has passed.