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Join us for a virtual conversation with Whitney Stewart and Hans C. Andersson, MD, authors of Genomics: A Revolution in Health and Disease Discovery (Genomics). They will be joined by genetic counselor Anya Revah Politi, MS, CGC, and event host Edgar Gil Rico from the National Association for Hispanic Health (NAHH). This event is offered in partnership with NAHH and… Read More »
April showers bring May flowers and also National DNA Day, which celebrates two important scientific achievements: the discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953 and the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. According to the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), the Human Genome Project was “the international, collaborative research program whose goal… Read More »
Are you a librarian or library worker interested in improving health and digital health information services for your community? Do you want to connect with others who share similar goals? Apply for an NNLM All of Us PLA Professional Development Award! The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) All of Us National Program… Read More »
It’s difficult to talk about, even scary. Important things usually are. And deciding what to do about that transition between life and death – how to make it more comfortable, what to do afterwards – is so very important, to our loved ones and ourselves. It involves issues not only of health, but of spirituality,… Read More »
Please join us this Thursday as Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, talks about her book, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew with Certified Genetic Counselor Ellen Matloff. In this powerful program, these two genetic cancer experts will share their knowledge and… Read More »