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Addressing the ‘Trust Factor’: South Carolina Researchers Tackle Health Disparities Via Genetics

Quenton Tompkins’ family tree is deeply rooted in rural McCormick County, South Carolina.  His grandfather was a sharecropper in McCormick. His mother, who turns 88 this month, grew up as the youngest of 24 children. Branches of aunts, uncles, and cousins now stretch from Florida to Chicago.  And although 48-year-old Tompkins has heard plenty of […]