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Genetic Testing: Learning About Our Past and Future

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 23, 2016 10:00:25 AM

Since March is Trisomy Awareness Month, it’s beneficial for the public to learn more about genetic testing. With technology advancing at an astronomical rate, we are able to incorporate these advances into the health and medical fields in order to discover more about ourselves. We are now able to unravel the mystery encoded within our DNA to learn more about diseases—especially how they manifest and function. Tests can serve as reassurance to expecting parents, provide answers for individuals at risk for a hereditary disease, or even as entertainment for someone who is curious about their ancestry. With the commercialization of genetic tests, some companies will send the testing kits directly to your home, where you can collect your own DNA sample at your own convenience. Proper research should be done when seeking out one of these direct-to-consumer kits, so that you are satisfied with your genetic testing experience. Prices vary from company to company, so make sure you’re investing wisely!

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Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by healtheo360 on Sep 21, 2015 12:28:12 PM

Did you know that about 1,950 people will die from thyroid cancer in 2015. ThyCa sponsors Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association educates the public about thyroid cancer, a cancer that has increased in incidence. The event focuses on the importance of early detection, treatment, lifelong monitoring, and the resources available for people with thyroid cancer and their families.

What is Thyroid cancer?

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National Kidney Month: 8 Kidney Health Tips

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 18, 2015 12:51:58 AM

March is National Kidney Month and everyday 1 in 3 American adults are currently at risk for developing kidney disease. Your kidneys play a major role in your body by removing toxic substances and excess water from the bloodstream. The healtheo360 team has put together a few kidney health tips to help you on your journey to having healthy kidneys.

Kidney Health Tip #1: Drink Water

Drinking water is extremely important for your kidneys. To maintain a good health for your kidneys and body, it is suggested that you should consume a daily amount of 1.5 to 2 liters of water per day. Drinking the suggested amount of water will help to clear sodium, urea, and other toxins from your body.

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