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Topic Title: DNA signature found in Ice Storm babies in Quebec
Created On: 09/29/2014 04:06 PM
 
 09/29/2014 04:06 PM

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FatCatAnna

<p>During the Ice Storm in January 1998 where we lived for a week at the airport in the basement of my husbands workplace in Montreal (we were lucky - we only lost power for one week - some were without power for a month or more). I worked on a baby quilt by hand for my friends son Josh to pass the time - and not worry so much. He's presently VERY involved in minor league hockey and hoping to one day play for the NHL.</p>
<p>A McGill University study involving 36 Mum's has revealed how the power outage affected their fetuses DNA. They are now teenagers are more susceptible to develop asthma, diabetes or obesity.</p>
<p>His Mum inform when she saw my post on Facebook - that he's now taking a daily inhaler plus when playing hockey - he uses a rescue inhaler!!!</p>
<p>More details can be found here - [url=http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/dna-signature-found-ice-storm-babies-239204" target="_blank" rel="nofollow]http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/dna-signature-found-ice-storm-babies-239204[/url]</p>
<p><img style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/...s/image/icestorm2.png" alt="Ice Storm 1998" width="243" height="363" /></p>

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