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Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
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Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
Established by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) at the National Institutes of Health, the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center gives health care providers and their patients immediate access to experienced information specialists who can supply current and accurate information about more than 6,000 genetic and rare diseases in English and Spanish. Information specialists answer calls Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. EST. Bilingual information specialists can speak with Spanish-speaking callers. All information requests are completely confidential.
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