The best family health history is built right into an electronic health record. You gather it at home — or wherever you like — and your doctor can access it anywhere.
The FDA issued a boxed warning for codeine prescribed to children after tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. It’s the perfect example of how genetics matter when prescribing medication.
How much do you know about this emerging approach, which focuses on your individual traits and needs? Find out — and get the facts — with this quiz.
Knowledge is power — when it is delivered in the right way. The goal of genetic testing and counseling is to prepare patients, not create “patients in waiting.”
Thanksgiving Day is National Family Health History Day, so it’s a great time to collect or update information when your family gathers. Use this infographic to get started.
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.
Just because we can test something doesn’t always mean we should. Learn why there’s a better way to monitor conditions related to the MTHFR gene.
Technology has touched every facet of medicine. It’s helped us diagnose, prevent, monitor and treat patients. And we’re only becoming more technologically dependent.
People react differently to food — and it’s not just about what flavors you prefer. Nutrigenomics shows how your genes may make you more sensitive to foods such as salt.
As you leave your doctor’s office, you think, “Oh, I forgot to ask…” If this happens to you, use these five crucial questions to start a healthy conversation with your doctor.