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Combating Gynecologic Cancers in September

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer states that every five minutes, a woman will be diagnosed with one of the five main gynecological cancers. Bring awareness to the importance of prevention, knowing symptoms and risk profiles of women, and understanding the various types of cancer during the month of September for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.

Women’s Health Week: Common diseases and screening tests

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National Women’s Health Week is an annual initiative driven by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that aims to raise awareness and encourage women to make their health a priority. While finding the time and resources to properly manage one’s health may feel overwhelming, there are many actionable ways women can take to […]

Allergies and Asthma: Better Management with Allergy Testing

Man with allergies, sneezing

Overall, more than 60 million Americans suffer from asthma and allergies according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and allergic asthma is the most common type. Each allergy season is all too familiar for those with allergies. With each bloom and breeze, all the common signs and symptoms emerge that can include […]

Celebrating Laboratory Professionals Week

Lab Week 2023

Each year, the last week of April brings a special time to recognize the dedicated individuals at the core of BioReference – our Laboratory Professionals. Since 1975, Medical Laboratory Professionals Week has been observed by the American Society of Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and 17 other national organizations, as an annual celebration recognizing the contributions of […]

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI): Awareness & Prevention

Happy multicultural couples. Resources for STI Awareness Month.

No matter age or background, there are about 20 million new sexually transmitted infection cases every year in the US, according to ASHA. Anyone that is sexually active can become infected with a sexually transmitted infection or STI, according to the CDC. However, there are some groups that are more affected: adolescents, young adults, pregnant […]

Vístase de azul para el Mes de la Concientización sobre el Cáncer Colorrectal 

Person wearing a white shirt holding a blue ribbon

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women each year in the United States, excluding skin cancer. About 1 in 25 people in the U.S. will develop colorectal cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society; however, with regular screening, it can be detected early.1 What is […]

Testing for Cervical Cancer: CINtec® PLUS Cytology

doctor and patient

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. However, each year in the United States, an estimated 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed and 4,000 women die of this cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Screening tests and the HPV vaccine are the keys to prevention. When cervical cancer […]

A Renewed Purpose: Science, Service and Innovation

You might have noticed an update in our name from BioReference Laboratories, Inc. to BioReference Health, LLC. While it may be a small shift in what we call ourselves, our new identity represents a significant difference in how we deliver our solutions and services. For more than four decades, BioReference has built a legacy based […]

RSV, Flu, & COVID-19: Get tested for early diagnosis and treatment

It’s not just flu season. It’s the flu, COVID-19, and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) season. While the flu has been diminished for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic safety measures, such as people staying home and wide-spread masking, experts suggest that this could lead to reduced population immunity.1 These factors can bring […]

BioReference defiende a las mujeres: Día de la Igualdad de la Mujer

El Día de la Igualdad de la Mujer se celebra todos los años el 26 de agosto para conmemorar la aprobación del derecho a voto de las mujeres en los Estados Unidos, un hito histórico para los desafíos que tuvieron que enfrentar las mujeres para impulsar su movimiento de liberación. LA HISTORIA El movimiento feminista surgió a principios del siglo XIX, en un momento en el que las mujeres estadounidenses no podían heredar propiedades ni ganar […]

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