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History of royal diseases

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Royal Maladies (Book cover)

The British royal family was once known for certain inherited disorders like hemophilia and porphyria. Anchor Marco Werman talks with medicine geneticist Alan Rushton about the history of Royal diseases. Rushton is the author of "Royal Maladies: Inherited Diseases in the Royal Houses of Europe." 

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