Thursday, June 13, 2013: Finally! A ruling in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. et al. Biotechnology company Myriad Genetics claimed exclusive rights to patents for ovarian and breast cancer DNA that it had isolated and genetically altered. However,… Read More ›
14 Valentine’s Day Health Hazards (…And How to Avoid Them)
Image Credit: Dorkina Myrick, M.D., Ph.D. So, the single ladies are sad that no one has offered to “put a ring on it.” Even worse, there are no viable prospects in sight. The guys (and girls) are “searching for love… Read More ›
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Ends……..
What do Eva Peron, Henrietta Lacks, Colleen Dewhurst, and Yvette Wilson have in common? They ALL died from cervical cancer. Could these deaths have been prevented today? It is quite likely so. As January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month ends, I… Read More ›
Stay Healthy in 2013! Health Awareness in the New Year
Image: Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Debora Cartagena The National Health Information Center has released its list of 2013 National Health Observances. Overall wellness is emphasized, and information regarding a number of diseases and medical syndromes may… Read More ›