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Dec

03

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Tis the Season to…Spit?!

Posted by on December 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Guess what one of the most popular gifts purchased was during the 2017 holiday season?¬† Direct-to-consumer genetic tests. Yes,¬†apparently a lot of spitting happened around that time or at least required it for discovering something about one’s health and ancestry.¬† These kits have been featured on celebrity shows, the news, and one particular brand was… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Aug

09

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Upcoming Webinar on Clinical and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Posted by on August 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Many of your patrons may have an interest or even have had a clinical genetic test or done a direct to consumer genetic test. The next PNR Rendezvous session is an opportunity to learn more about both clinical and consumer genetic tests regarding health. When: Wednesday, August 15 starting at Noon, Alaska Time, 1:00pm PT,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Training & Education

Apr

24

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Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Human Genome Project

Posted by on April 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

April 25th marks the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is commemorating this milestone and other genomic advances by showcasing 15 ways that genomics has transformed our world. From April 5 through April 25 you can learn about a new milestone in genomics that… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

Oct

09

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Genomic Health Literacy

Posted by on October 9th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Part 2 of our Health Literacy Month series- Genetics has become more prominent in the news in recent years. Sometimes it looks like great scientific advancement and other times it can look a little unsettling and seem like something out of science fiction. Genomic health literacy is becoming increasingly important as precision medicine, pharmacogenomics, and… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

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