Nov 21, 2017

Conner’s story: sharing family history and genetic testing lead to better health for young boy and his father

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
National Family Health History Day is on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23. While you enjoy time with your family during the holiday, it can also be a good time to learn about your family’s medical history. It could improve your health or detect conditions that run in the family. That was [...]
Conner’s story: sharing family history and genetic testing lead to better health for young boy and his father
Nov 16, 2017

A Wish Realized: Genetic testing solves a family medical mystery

By susanbuckles @susanbuckles
By Susan Buckles and Colin Fly Amid baby babble, Jordyn LaMont’s eyes grow wide with excitement as she spots her father, Brandon, bursts into a wide smile and playfully raises her toes to his face. “She’s full of personality,” says her mother, Stacey. “She’s proof that miracles do happen.” Jordyn [...]
A Wish Realized: Genetic testing solves a family medical mystery
Nov 14, 2017

An individualized approach to preventing nausea after surgery

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
After surgery, most patients are eager to recover and get back to their normal routine. But, for nearly one-third of patients, anesthesia drugs make them sick to their stomach and they start vomiting. This is what physicians call post-operative nausea and vomiting. It can be an uncomfortable side effect from [...]
An individualized approach to preventing nausea after surgery

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