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Choose Your Own Adventure: The At-Home Genetic Test

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At-home DNA tests can be informative and empowering – even fun if you’re into discovering more about genetics or your health! However, what you might not expect when you take the test is that it can result in confusion or even concern if you weren’t ready for the results or are unsure how to interpr

Medicare Recognition Update

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The effort to gain recognition for genetic counselors under the Medicare program continues to progress. Earlier this week I met with Representative Erik Paulsen (MN-3). Our advocacy team has been meeting regularly with his staff as well as with the House Ways and Means Committee staff.

July 2018 President's Letter

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I’m happy to be joined this month by Christina Palmer, Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Genetic Counseling, for a joint President and Editor-in-Chief’s Letter to share some exciting news!

Five Things I Tell My Patients Considering Prenatal Genetic Testing

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The joy that prenatal genetic testing has brought to gender reveal parties is undeniable: specialty cakes, powder-filled baseballs, a box full of pink or blue balloons. But that’s just one of several results you can get from prenatal testing. As a genetic counselor, I’ve also witnessed the anxiety t

Five Things I Tell My Patients Considering Prenatal Genetic Testing

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The joy that prenatal genetic testing has brought to gender reveal parties is undeniable: specialty cakes, powder-filled baseballs, a box full of pink or blue balloons. But that’s just one of several results you can get from prenatal testing. As a genetic counselor, I’ve also witnessed the anxiety t
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