Diagnosing the Most Vulnerable Patients: Genetic Testing for Critically Ill Newborns

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Quest Diagnostics’ new NewbornDx Advanced Sequencing test provides a targeted approach to testing in a turnaround time meant for the NICU.

Genetic Testing for Cancer Survivors

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It is important for cancer survivors to talk to their healthcare providers about genetic testing on a regular basis.

Too good to be true? New study suggests that “good cholesterol” may not always be helpful in reducing cardiovascular risk

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A new study suggests that a novel lab test that analyzes specific HDL proteins may better predict risk of — and death by — coronary heart disease in some patients. 

As Tick-Borne Diseases Soar, Prevention is Key

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Incidence of tick-borne disease has risen rapidly and prevention is the key to slow the number from climbing.

A Guide to Lesser Known Tick-Borne Illnesses

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Getting bitten by a tick may be the start of complex medical conditions in patients.

Midwest Illicit Drug Crisis: Identifying Signs of Drug Abuse in a Loved One

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Approaching a loved one with concerns about their drug use is not easy. Doctor ordered appropriate drug testing can help determine the best course of action.

A Guide to Help Physicians Identify Opioid Misuse in the Midwest

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Screening patients for possible opioid misuse depends on the circumstances and it’s not always easy to determine. However, here are a few ways for medical professionals to screen for opioid misuse.

Colon Cancer Awareness and Lynch Syndrome

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Lynch syndrome, also known as Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC), is the most common cause of inherited colon cancer. Find out more.