Author Archives: katie carrera

Helpful Health Tips for the Summer Season

From beach days to camping trips, many of us are looking forward to fun in the sun now that summer is here. But the summer season can be a host to health hazards that you’ll want to keep in mind. Consider the following tips to help you have a healthy summer. Stay Cool: Prevent Heat-Related […]

Summer Celebrations & Food Allergies

For many people, the summer season means firing up the grill. But if you’re looking forward to gathering friends and family for a summer cookout, you may want to brush up on some food allergy safety tips. 32 million Americans have food allergies – 1 in 10 adults and 1 in 3 children – according […]

Carlos Acosta Wins SFLHCC Healthcare Champion Advocacy Award

On June 24, 2022, Carlos Acosta, BioReference’s Senior Director of Strategic Ventures, accepted the Healthcare Champion Advocacy Award from the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC). Through an accomplished history across the healthcare spectrum, Carlos brings specialized expertise in providing diagnostic laboratory solutions to healthcare providers that enhance patient care – from single practitioners […]

BioDiversity & Inclusion: myPerspective Pride Month

BioDiversity and Inclusion

By Anonymous Employee Our BioDiversity & Inclusion team is proud to accept the following contribution and share it anonymously as requested by the author. This act represents the core of what a diversity, equity and inclusion initiative is all about: sharing compassion and mutual respect for all. We are grateful to all contributors, including those […]

Matters of Men’s Health and the Importance of Screening

June is Men’s Health Month – what better time to draw attention to men’s unique risks for certain conditions, and encourage men to stay on top of their health. Leading Health Concerns for Men While many of the top health threats for men and women are similar, men hold certain unique risks like prostate cancer. […]

7 Things You May Not Know About Celiac Disease

Gluten has become a hot topic, but the health concerns surrounding this notorious protein can be confusing. While many people have no problem digesting gluten, certain individuals have a disorder called celiac disease that makes gluten digestion difficult and dangerous. For Celiac Disease Awareness Month, we’re highlighting some important information about this disorder to increase […]

Quitters are Winners on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco use is a global health concern – responsible for more than 8 million annual deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).1 To help combat this epidemic, the WHO established World No Tobacco Day in 1987 ­–an international observance that draws attention to the preventable death and diseases caused by tobacco. For World No […]

Natalie Cummins Named Crain’s Notable in Marketing, PR and Advertising

On May 16, 2022, it was announced that Natalie Cummins, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for BioReference, was one of 45 honorees named Crain’s New York Business Notable Leaders in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations in 2022. As Crain’s writes: “In selecting the 45 individuals for this 2022 list of Notable Leaders in […]

Stroke Risk and Prevention | National Stroke Awareness Month

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1 Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term disability in the U.S., but did you know – about 80% of strokes are preventable?2 For National Stroke Awareness Month, we’re sharing information about how […]