by Betsy Swope, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor and Reproductive Lead
My favorite Thanksgiving memory is getting to spend time with all my cousins, eating at a separate kids’ table and trying to stay out of trouble. Even though we are all grown now, making new family memories with our own kids, I think fondly back to all the time we were able to spend together. November is Family Health History month, and Thanksgiving is a valuable opportunity to collect your family health history. As you look around your Thanksgiving table, noting generations of family together (behaving or not) , I challenge you to start the conversation. Tell all your loved ones that it is time to start a new tradition—one that can create health and wellness—by discovering family history.
Posted November 8, 2018
Join Lisa Alderson and Ananya Chadha to chat about genomics. Incumbent meets incoming in this deep dive look at what's fuelling the fires of genomic development. What does the former predict for a future beyond her own and what can the latter learn from the lessons of the industry's predecessors?
Posted March 7, 2018
By Erynn S. Gordon, Deepti Babu, and Dawn A. Laney
Smartphones, artificial intelligence, automation, digital communication, and other types of technology are playing an increasingly important role in our daily lives. It is no surprise that technology is also shaping the practice of medicine, and more specifically the practice of genetic counseling.