Category Archives: Blog

Bringing Awareness to the Thyroid: A Tiny But Mighty Gland

How aware are you of the small but powerful butterfly-shaped glad that resides at the base of your neck? January is Thyroid Awareness Month, a time to share about the importance of this gland and draw attention to symptoms that may be related to thyroid disease. Although the thyroid gland is small, it produces a […]

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and a reminder that the most important thing you can do to prevent cervical cancer is to start screening at the age of 21.  The American Cancer Society estimated that about 13,800 new cases of invasive cervical cancer would be diagnosed and about 4,290 women would die in the […]

Coping with Stress During COVID-19

This past year has been one of uncertainty and many people’s lives have changed drastically over the course of nine months. While maintaining social distancing and stay at home orders, routine health has taken a back seat to protecting ourselves and each other from infection. As we wrap up the holidays and enter into a […]

This Season, Give the Gift of Health

With the introduction of my·labology earlier this year, BioReference put the power of health back into your hands and made requesting tests easier than ever. At www.mylabology.com, patients can request* a test, then visit a patient service center and get test results securely back to a mobile device. What is my·labology? Since 1981, we have […]

Apple Health

We are excited to announce that BioReference Laboratories now supports test results through Health Records on iPhone in the Apple Health app.* The Health Records feature makes it easy to see a central view of your health records from multiple providers whenever you choose, including your lab results. Getting your BioReference test results into your […]

Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Every October, we are surrounded by a sea of pink to inspire hope and raise awareness of breast cancer. The month is dedicated to educating the public about breast cancer early detection, causes, prevention, treatment, support services and more. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in American […]

Get Educated and Get Screened During Prostate Cancer Awareness

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the risks of prostate cancer and encourage men to take control of their prostate health by getting their regular screenings. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers found in American men, second only to skin cancer. In 2020, the American Cancer […]

Going Blue for Men’s Health

National Men’s Health Month, Men’s Health Week and Wear Blue Friday are observed each year in June and serve as reminders for men and their loved ones to take steps to live healthier lives. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, now is more fitting than ever to consider the health and well-being of all men, and […]