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What Makes Your Skin Healthy?

February 6, 2022
The health of your skin is impacted by a wide variety of factors and can have mild or dramatic effects on your daily life. Learn how genetics, family history, lifestyle and environmental factors affect skin health.

Why You Should Be Talking about Family Health History this Holiday Season

November 22, 2021
As the year draws to a close and families gather together for the holidays, many have a lot to share. One of the many conversations likely to come up is health history. After living through a global health crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic, family health history has become even more…

Celebrating Dr. Carlos Bustamante, National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

October 13, 2021
Having a father as an infectious disease doctor brought Carlos Bustamante an early exposure to medicine. But still, Carlos always imagined he would grow up to become a lawyer. With a confident demeanor and powerful voice, Carlos could command a room. He thrived in debate club and theater classes and had been convinced since he was young that law…

Know Your Health: Genetics of Hair Color

March 18, 2021
By LunaDNA Contributor Hair colors are passed down through generations. Sometimes the colors are predictable, and sometimes, unexpected colors occur through a genetic mutation. Learn about the genetics of hair color.  Hair colors are a spectrum of hues that can range from white blond to coal black. Hair color is inherited, and many…

Know Your Health: How Your DNA May Affect Your Smile

March 18, 2021
By LunaDNA Contributor The causes of crooked teeth are varied. Our ancestry may have interesting clues to the genetics of crooked teeth. Learn about crooked teeth, and how DNA may play a role in overall teeth health.  According to the American Association of Orthodontists, an estimated 4 million people wear braces…