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Family Health History Should Be Topic of Conversation This Thanksgiving

November 25, 2019
As we prepare for the fast-approaching holiday that unites families together nationwide over food, drinks, and much-awaited family connection, take advantage of the valuable opportunities while surrounded by your closest relatives – loved-ones that could be helpful in predicting and providing you identifiers of your future health. Every family has…

How Health Movements Build Awareness for Social Good

November 12, 2019
As a 20+ year veteran in advertising, it’s no easy feat to show attribution between awareness, engagement and action — whether in the act of purchase, donation or advocacy. But something as simple as hair is capable of cutting through the BS, sparking a conversation, and creating a dialogue that’s…

University of Vermont Health Network begins offering Genomic DNA Testing

November 6, 2019
Pilot project holds promise for helping inform Vermonters’ health care decisions BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont Health Network has begun a pilot project to offer Genomic DNA Testing to patients as part of their clinical care. The pilot program is the beginning of an effort to increase the integration…

How Precision Medicine is Changing Clinical Trial Recruitment

October 24, 2019
By Elizabeth Whittington, LunaDNA Contributor When President Barack Obama introduced “precision medicine” in his 2015 State of the Union, many in the medical field were already familiar with the term. But for the general public, the Precision Medicine Initiative sparked a new way of thinking about disease treatment and prevention;…

Here’s How Pharmacogenomics Is Changing Medicine For The Better

October 24, 2019
There are currently more than 40 drugs approved to treat depression. For many patients, it can be an experience in trial and error to determine what drug or combination works the best with the fewest side effects. In an ideal situation, your genetic profile could inform your doctor the best…

Give More and Get More With Your Electronic Health Records

September 17, 2019
Now, you can directly contribute to research and earn ownership shares when you upload your digital health records to LunaDNA™ beginning today! LunaPBC™, the public benefit corporation behind LunaDNA, reached a milestone today announcing our partnership with Medfusion. The partnership enables LunaDNA members to access electronic health records (EHR) privately…