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The Best DNA Testing Kits of 2017

11.1.2017

In an article about at-home DNA testing kits, NSGC ancestry expert Brianne Kirkpatrick explains what people should consider before undergoing genetic testing and available resources, such as a genetic counselor. READ MORE.

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Should You Get Genetic Testing For The Breast Cancer Gene?

11.1.2017

NSGC's Find a Genetic Counselor tool is included in an article about genetic testing for the BRCA gene mutation and the importance of seeing a genetic counselor. READ MORE.

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A Chicagoland Hospital is Adding a New Test to Its Annual Checkup - And It Could be the Future of Medicine

10.4.2017

Erica Ramos responds to news of NorthShore University HealthSystem now offering the option of genetic testing with annual health checkups.

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I Took a DNA Test That Claims to Reveal the Best Wine for You - Here's the Verdict

10.4.2017

NSGC President-Elect Erica Ramos is quoted about a new genetic test that finds the best tasting wine to fit an individual's palate.

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Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship Permanently Endowed

10.4.2017

On the 25th anniversary of the Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF), the Engelberg Foundation has given the Genetic Counseling Foundation a $1.5 million gift to permanently endow the award and ensure the ongoing support of genetic counseling research.

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Latest Sports Giveaway - DNA Testing Kits - Is a Terrible Idea, Experts Say

10.4.2017

Mary Freivogel discusses the news of the Baltimore Ravens football team offering DNA tests to fans and then rescinding the offer amid backlash.

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Obesity: An Answer in Your Genes?

10.4.2017

NSGC member Trish Brown discusses genetic testing for obesity.

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Armed with Genetic Knowledge, Now They're Waiting for Alzheimer's

10.4.2017

NSGC member Erica Hahn is quoted about genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease and why it should be approached with caution.

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Breast Cancer Breaking News

10.4.2017

NSGC President Mary Freivogel is quoted about who should undergo genetic testing. Find the article on newsstands now.

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At-Home Genetic Test Leads to Breast Cancer Diagnosis

8.17.2017

Lara Diamond spit in a tube then put it in the mail. She was expecting to find distant relatives, instead she received a diagnosis.

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