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New Genetic Discovery May Explain Why Some People With Crohn’s Disease Suffer More

CHRIS SO VIA GETTY IMAGESSome patients with Crohn’s will need an external ostomy bag (shown above) after surgery to remove damaged portions of the digestive tract. More than half a million people in the U.S. suffer from Crohn’s disease, according to recent estimates, but their experiences with the chronic illness can diverge dramatically ― and new …