Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is a genetic (inherited) condition – it is passed from parents to their children through their genes. Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age.
The Alpha-1 Foundation is urging members of the Alpha-1 community to ask Congress to vote no on the repeal of essential health benefits.
The Foundation's logo was prominently displayed in a news program about organizations that oppose a genetic testing bill.
The New York Times has published its obituary of Alpha-1 Foundaton co-founder John W. Walsh.
The Celtic Connection honored AlphaNet and raised more than $133,000 for Alpha-1 research and related programs.
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