FH Foundation Expands FIND FH® to Speed Diagnosis of Individuals with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Posted April 11, 2019

Confirmatory FH Genetic Testing and Counseling Offered through Invitae and Genome Medical 

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Renown Health and Genome Medical Partner to Bring Genetic Counseling and Educational Services to Patients for End-to-End Genetic Testing Support

Posted April 4, 2019

SEATTLEApril 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Renown Health, northern Nevada's healthcare leader and Reno's only locally owned not-for-profit health system, and Genome Medical, a leading nationwide telegenomics technology and services company, today announced a partnership to bring genetic counseling and educational services to participants of the Healthy Nevada Project.

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PerkinElmer Genomics Introduces Physician-Ordered Genetic Screening Test for Proactive Health Management

Posted April 2, 2019

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Genetic Screening for Population Health Is Becoming a Reality

Posted January 30, 2019

A growing number of hospitals are offering predictive medicine by screening entire populations or specific subgroups for genetic information in order to target interventions for common disorders such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Such screening can help identify groups at risk so that primary- or secondary-prevention efforts can be initiated.

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Is the Illness in Your Family Hereditary?

Posted January 24, 2019

Did you ever wonder if the disease in your family is hereditary and if you are personally at increased risk? The genetic experts at Genome Medical can help you explore and understand your genetics and genetic risk factors.

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Ovarian Cancer

Posted January 24, 2019

If you have a personal or family history of Ovarian Cancer, it is recommended you get genetic testing.

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What Is a Genetic Counselor?

Posted January 24, 2019

A Genetic Counselor is a Genetic expert that can help you understand how genetics impacts your health, whether genetic testing is right for you and what tests might be most appropriate.

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted January 24, 2019

Are concerned because breast cancer runs in your family? Learn about the hallmark features that may indicate that you are at risk for hereditary disease.

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Is Heart Disease Genetic?

December 21, 2018

By Lindsay Meyers, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor and Cardiovascular Service Lead 

The holidays are a time for coming together with family and friends. It’s a time for enjoying a meal with the people you love and sharing stories from the year. You might talk about politics or relationships or school. Will you talk about health?

Whether health and heart disease are on the docket or not, most people can think of at least one person in their family who has had some sort of heart disease. They wonder if this increases their personal risk of heart disease. The short answer? Yes and no.

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Talk About This Over Turkey - Family Health History

November 21, 2018

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