Caucasian woman with black hair, dressed in black jacket, sitting in front of a window, discussing autoimmune disease

Autoimmune Diseases Are Very Common, But Challenging to Diagnose

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Persistence in getting a proper diagnosis through evaluation and laboratory testing can lead to better patient outcomes.

Woman sneezes into a tissue; flu or influenza infection can look and feel like a cold

Let’s Talk About the Flu …

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The flu is an infection caused by the influenza virus that can look and feel like a cold, because making it very hard to tell the difference without testing.

Quest & Safeway: A Growing Partnership

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Committed to improving the convenience of the diagnostic experience for patients, we’re expanding our presence with Patient Service Centers inside Safeway supermarket locations.

World Diabetes Day

How Innovative Digital Programs Can Help Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Diabetes Awareness Month (November) and World Diabetes Day (November 14) not only bring awareness to a condition that affects 1 in 11 people, but also provide an opportunity for reflection about health, wellness, and the risk factors for type 2 diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), at least 86 million Americans are at […]

Microscopic images of sexually transmitted diseases gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia

With STD Rates at an All-Time High for Young Adults, Screening is More Important than Ever

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Recently the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are at an all-time high, according to the organization’s annual Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance report. Rates of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia rose for a second consecutive year (note: herpes and human papillomavirus infection are not tracked by […]

Quest Diagnostics Supports National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Drug Enforcement Agency National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for Oct. 22, 2016, at sites in all 50 states

Former Giant Steve Weatherford Partners with Quest

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For former New York Giants punter and Super Bowl champion Steve Weatherford, knowing is the basis of his family’s successful partnership with Quest Diagnostics.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: An Opportune Time to Discuss Screening

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Prostate cancer is the seconding leading cause of cancer death in U.S. men, but if diagnosed early, the five-year survival rate is almost 100 percent.