Ep. 13: Importance of heart and vascular screenings
Podcast on heart health and benefits of heart and vascular screenings with Sanford Health cardiologist, Dr. Ahmed Abuzaanona
Ep. 7: Genetics transform breast cancer screenings
WISDOM study shares clues about history and health, says Larissa Risty
Ep. 2: In medical genetics, knowledge is power
DNA testing is an additional tool in patient care, says Dr. Cassie Hajek
Sanford Research inspires grad student Hannah Wollenzien
Variety of experiences helped her find her research specialty
Personalized health care through genetic testing
A genetic counseling session allows for a thorough evaluation of an individual's medical history to create personalized care plan.
What to know about genetic tests predicting breast cancer
If you could stop breast cancer before you were even diagnosed, should you? The answer is more complicated than you may think.
Myths about prenatal testing
Pregnancy often comes with mixed emotions. While it can be one of the most joyous times of a parent’s life, it can also instill a lot of worry. Although most babies are born healthy, there is a small chance for a birth defect, chromosomal difference or genetic condition in every pregnancy. There are currently hosts […]
Genetics presents a more personalized care plan
Whether you want more control, to take charge of your health or to have a better idea of what your future holds, having genetics integrated into your primary care moves care above and beyond the standard. By exploring the genetic changes making you unique and incorporating this into your medical record, your doctors can better […]
Seeing through eye disease
“It is estimated that roughly 285 million individuals worldwide have some type of visual impairment."
Is there a link between menopause and genetics?
How and when a woman begins menopause depends on family history and lifestyle
Genetic counselors use history to spot breast cancer risk
Family history, DNA testing help find clues to your health future
Inherited cardiac disease? Know your heart history
Four Sanford specialists offer advice for talking with your doctor
How ancient farmers unearthed genetics
Thousands of years ago, Native Americans figured out how to breed generations of teosinte into a plant we eat nearly every day: corn. These early farmers used the concept of inheritance to create plants with desirable characteristics without microscopes or lab equipment. Today, doctors and scientists have the tools to decode these traits in great […]