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  • 20,000 and You: Unlocking the Genetic Code January 9, 2018

    In just the past few years, there has been a significant shift in the practical uses of genetic testing, which examines changes, or variants, in your genes that may lead to illness or disease. Once ... Continue Reading

  • Unlocking the Genetic Code: Spotlighting Pharmacogenomics November 20, 2017

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    This is the first in a series exploring some of the most promising advances inspired by the Human Genome project. From the burgeoning field of pharmacogenomics to consumer genetic testing ... Continue Reading

  • Hepatitis C Testing Recommended for All Baby Boomers November 20, 2017

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    It’s called ‘the forgotten virus,’ but after a sustained advertising campaign and years of strong recommendations for testing by the Centers for Disease Control it’s almost certain that the liver-damaging Hepatitis C will be remembered…and for good reason. All people born between 1945 ... Continue Reading

  • The Zika Virus: Prevention is the First Line of Defense August 22, 2016

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    As the Zika virus continues to make headlines daily, it is essential to know who is at risk, how it is transmitted and most importantly, to understand strategies for prevention. Following are the latest findings on Zika, according to experts at the ... Continue Reading

  • Inoculations June 27, 2013

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    Vaccinations are a vital part of preventive health maintenance beginning in infancy. Some vaccines that we received as children should be repeated in adulthood, and there are others that are specifically targeted for diseases that adults become susceptible to ... Continue Reading