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If you’ve ever left a doctor’s office thinking, “I forgot to ask my questions,” you’re not alone. Use these tips to get as much as you can out of one-on-one time with your doctor.
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You don’t have to figure genetics out on your own. That’s a genetic counselor’s job. Learn how these experts can help.
How do caregivers go beyond the technical aspects of treatment to shape a patient’s experience? It is a lot of small, yet mighty things that add up to patients feeling empathy.
Learn what you need to know about the genetics of thyroid cancer. The best stat of all: There's a 100 percent survival rate if the disease is diagnosed early.
Personalized healthcare can give you the tools to improve your health, but it is up to you to use them. Learn how.
When you gather around the table with your family this Thanksgiving, don’t just ask them to pass the mashed potatoes. Ask them about their health history.
Is it nature or nurture that determines your risk for disease? Even if genetics puts you at a higher risk for some diseases, a proactive approach for screening will help.