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Self-care is not self-ish

Caught up in the day-to-day demands of ministry, clergy often find it difficult to take time to attend to their health. But in North Carolina, UMC clergy are learning that it’s more than OK to care for themselves.

Money raised through the Rare Genomics Institute is funding Robert Stone's whole-genome sequencing. His family hopes this will help them understand the disease that began affecting him around 13 months. Photo courtesy of the Stone family

Orphan diseases find a champion

Jimmy Lin -- a scientist and part-time seminarian -- founded the Rare Genomics Institute to blend science research with crowdfunding to help families of children with rare diseases.