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Code Talker Awards: Our Angel, Anna Victorine, MS, CGC

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Our AngelMy name is Brooke Johns, and I was a patient of Anna Victorine in November 2014. I had learned that I was pregnant just before Halloween. I was already a mother of three, my youngest being 7 years old

How to Share your Family Health History

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Nowadays families have so many ways to communicate: photos through text, videos on social media, chatting online, etc. But even with so much connectedness, families can forget to communicate about an important topic: their health histories.

Be a "Know-It-All" About Your Breast Cancer Risk

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Be a "Know-It-All" About Your Breast Cancer RiskBy Mary Freivogel, MS, CGC Messages about breast cancer screening are conflicting and confusing. Can I wait until age 50? Every year or every other year? Professional organizations have differing opinions, but many continue to recommend annual

When a Loved One Dies Suddenly, Genetic Counselors Can Help

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The sudden loss of a loved one -- a child, parent, sibling -- is a devastating event and leaves survivors not only shocked and grieving, but wanting answers. Below are some frequently asked questions about this difficult situation.
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