Blog Posts for March 2014

Using Genetics to Prevent Cancer

You share a lot with your family, including what can make you sick. Cascade genetic screening can help catch certain hereditary conditions in their tracks by allowing to early and preventive care.

How to Prepare for Your Child's Genetic Counseling Visit

If your pediatrician has suggested that your child see a genetic counselor, there are a number of things you can do to prepare for the appointment. This list can also apply for adults who are seeking genetic counseling themselves.

Considering Genetic Counseling for Your Child

A genetic counselor can help with genetic testing, interpreting the results, and helping you to plan your next steps, no matter the results of a test. Read on to learn morn more about visiting a genetic counselor.

Pediatric Screening Part II- Developmental Screening

Developmental screenings compare your child to norms for children of the same age. These screenings are non-invasive and can help parents and pediatricians identify any developmental delays a child may be having.

Thanksgiving is Family Health History Day!

Learn more about family health history tools for providers and families that are improving preventive care and treatment.