Articles for Tag: "genetics"

Celebrate National Family Health History Day  Featured
Celebrate National Family Health History Day
This year, Thanskgiving isn’t the only holiday celebrated on Nov. 26. Learn how knowing your background can help manage your health.
What younger women can do to avoid breast cancer  Featured
What younger women can do to avoid breast cancer
Too young for a mammogram? That doesn’t mean you can’t be proactive about your breast health.
Most women aren’t receiving genetic counseling after BRCA testing 
Most women aren’t receiving genetic counseling after BRCA testing
It can be difficult for individuals to understand their results and options. Learn more.
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations? 
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations?
Researchers say it’s only necessary for high-risk populations or those with a family history.
What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome? 
What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome?
Learn about this rare disorder that affects joints, skin and blood vessels.
Breast cancer survivors may be prone to weight gain 
Breast cancer survivors may be prone to weight gain
Health experts warn that extra pounds could put women at risk for future problems.
Prior stillbirth increases odds for it happening again 
Prior stillbirth increases odds for it happening again
A new report finds that loss of a fetus in a prior pregnancy raises the risk of another occurrence.