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Sarcoidosis: A Mysterious Disease

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It’s a mysterious disease: tiny collections of inflammatory cells ... that can form in any part of your body. It’s called “sarcoidosis.” Dr. Mark Lamos of GBMC explains the complexity of the disease and the difficulty of diagnosis. Then we meet Toni Robinson, who tells of her experience living with sarcoidosis … . Sean Hull, founder and president of the Life and Breath Foundation,’ a non profit dedicated to raising awareness of the perplexing illness. For information about Flip-Flop Festivus, the Life and Breath Foundation event, visit this link.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'