HLTH Interview: BioReference’s COVID-19 Response

As the entire world is feeling the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are thankful for the healthcare community, especially to those on the frontlines. On May 15, Dr. Jon Cohen, BioReference’s Executive Chairman spoke with HLTH, a large-scale forum for collaboration across senior leaders from established payers, providers, employers, pharma, startups, and investors, as […]

Allergens are in the Air

Coughing. Sneezing. Itchy eyes. Runny nose. Scratchy throat. All common signs that allergy season is in full bloom. In severe cases, allergic reactions can also include rashes, hives, low blood pressure, breathing trouble, asthma attacks. May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and a peak time to educate patients, family, friends, co-workers and others […]

Celebrating Women’s Health

It’s National Women’s Health Week, the annual event in which millions of women take steps to improve their health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make health a priority and build positive health habits for life. As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, now is more fitting than ever to consider […]

Get Tested During STI Awareness Month

Sexually transmitted infections or STIs, also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases or STDs, are common in men and women. April is STD/STI Awareness Month, so there is no time like the present to talk with your sexual partner(s) and get tested. Did You Know? There are approximately 20 million new STI cases each year […]

Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals

It is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week – the annual celebration of the medical laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in health care and patient advocacy. This year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, lab professionals around the world have been working extremely hard and deserve special recognition. What is Medical Laboratory […]

COVID-19: A Global Pandemic

The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a virus of global health significance caused by infection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. How is it Transmitted? According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 is […]

Eating Green and Clean for a Healthy St. Patrick’s Day

It may be St. Patrick’s Day, but you don’t need the luck of the Irish to increase your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Instead, consider skipping the beer, corned beef and Irish soda bread today, and opting for green fruits and vegetables. Did You Know? Only 1 in 10 U.S. adults eat the […]

GeneDx Turns 20

We’re celebrating something BIG today – our specialty genetics laboratory, GeneDx, turns 20! If you haven’t heard of GeneDx, they are a global leader and pioneer in advanced genetic and genomics testing, and specialize in diagnosing rare and ultra-rare disorders. With over 300 million people in the world living with a rare disease, GeneDx’s 20 […]

“Yes Means Test” During Condom Awareness Month

While February is the month of love, it also serves as Condom Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to remind you to protect yourself and your partner from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) by using condoms. Using condoms every time you have sex not only protects you from STIs and unwanted pregnancies, it’s also a way to […]

American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and marks an important opportunity to empower men and women to be more mindful of their heart health, know their cardiovascular risk and take action to live longer, healthier lives. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, however cardiovascular diseases continue to […]