Tay-Sachs Disease

New Population May Be At Risk For Disease Known To Affect Jewish PeopleTay-Sachs disease is widely known as a genetic disorder among Jews, but a new study is exploring the risk in another group: The Irish.
Local Hospital Group Studying Risk of Tay-Sachs Among The IrishAfter three recent cases of Tay-Sachs turned up in the Irish population in the Philadelphia area, it got Einstein Medical Center's director of clinical genetics, Dr. Adele Schneider, wondering.
Montco Residents Fight Abington Hospital Takeover, Citing SectarianismThe community is hoping to turn up the heat on Abington Hospital, following word that the secular medical facility plans to stop performing abortions after it merges with Holy Redeemer Health System.