Monitor Your Health With Cholesterol Testing

Your cholesterol impacts your health in so many ways. High cholesterol can contribute to medical problems like diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, which is why monitoring your levels with cholesterol testing is so important for your health.  Continue reading “Monitor Your Health With Cholesterol Testing” »

6 Ways Alcohol Effects Your Body

Alcohol can seem like a way to relieve stress and is the go-to at parties but what does it actually do to our bodies besides give us hangovers? Continue reading “6 Ways Alcohol Effects Your Body” »

Will Testing Keep Athletes off Steroids?

If you are an athlete, the best way to make sure you are not disqualified from the competition you’ve worked so hard getting ready for is to stay away from all questionable substances and performance-enhancing drugs.  Continue reading “Will Testing Keep Athletes off Steroids?” »

Detecting Cancer Early With Screenings

Cancer is a major medical issue with thousands of cases being diagnosed each year. Screening for cancer is complicated. A doctor may order a biopsy or conduct a urinalysis. However, they also may order a blood test. Continue reading “Detecting Cancer Early With Screenings” »

The Benefits of Diet & Exercise DNA Testing

Wondering why your diet isn’t working for you and you’re not seeing any results from your exercise plan? Would you be willing to find out what is the best dietary recommendations for your body in order to achieve your goals?  Continue reading “The Benefits of Diet & Exercise DNA Testing” »

Lab Collections vs. At-Home DNA Testing

With the over-the-counter availability of at-home DNA testing kits, many individuals may think they don’t need lab-based services. While it’s true that these cheap kits may provide answers to your questions, the accuracy of results, lack of legal admissibility, and quality of the test invalidates any initial cost savings.  Continue reading “Lab Collections vs. At-Home DNA Testing” »

February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

February is recognized as International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month, raising the awareness about group B Strep infection.  One in four women are carriers of this bacteria which possibly can be passed to the baby during childbirth, resulting in serious consequences for the child.  Continue reading “February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month” »

American Heart Month-National Wear Red Day February 3rd

February is the month to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it — both at home and in their communities. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. and kills approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Each year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by cardiovascular disease.  Continue reading “American Heart Month-National Wear Red Day February 3rd” »

National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week

January 23, 2017 kicks off National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. This observance is mainly aimed at teens, but it also seeks to bring young adults together with scientists to help raise awareness of drug facts and the dangers of abusing substances. Continue reading “National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week” »

How an Overactive or Underactive Thyroid Affects You

Do you feel inexplicably energized, even at the end of a long, tiring day? Or, perhaps you feel lethargic and fatigued, but you can’t pinpoint why you should constantly be feeling that way. If you answered yes to either question, then you may be experiencing problems with an overactive thyroid or an underactive thryoid. It’s a problem that is more common than you might think.

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