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Direct to Consumer, Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing provides people access to certain of their genetic information without necessarily involving a healthcare provider

Can the COVID19 Virus Alter Our DNA?

Can viruses alter our very genetic code, effectively hijacking and hiding in our cells for generations and how does this affect the health of future generations? Could viruses be mutating us, cell by cell?

BRCA1 and 2: The Breast Cancer Genes

Recent breast cancer statistics suggest that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Approximately 60 percent of women who have inherited these harmful gene mutations will develop breast cancer.

Lupus and its effects on women

Lupus is a chronic (lifelong) autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. With autoimmune diseases, the body’s immune (defense) system cannot tell the difference between viruses, bacteria, and other germs