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Plasminogen Deficiency (PLGD) is an ultra-rare genetic disease that can have devastating effects on multiple organ systems throughout the body. PLGD has most often being diagnosed in children and is associated with the abnormal accumulation or growth of fibrin-rich pseudomembranous lesions on mucous membranes such as the conjunctiva, gums, and linings of the airways and genitourinary tract.

We learn more about this illness from Dr. Shira Robbins of the Shiley Eye Institute, University of California San Diego. Sharing her very personal journey with PLGD is Andrea, who’s been affected by plasminogen deficiency since birth. Also joining the discussion is her mother Jessica, who has been a formidable PLGD advocate.

Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone liners. Combine the flour, baking soda, cornstarch and salt in a medium bowl. Stir and set aside.

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Did you know that you can substitute 3/4 cup of olive oil for every cup of butter called in a recipe? Chef Stuart O’Keeffe bakes delicious sugar cookies with extra light olive oil from Star Fine Foods as a cholesterol-friendly substitute for butter. Loaded with healthy unsaturated fats, olive oil is touted as a heart […]

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