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 […]

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 […]