Category Archives: Blog

Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals | Lab Week 2022

Each year, the last week of April brings a special time to recognize the dedicated individuals at the core of BioReference – Laboratory Professionals. Since 1975, the American Society of Laboratory Science (ASCLS), with the support of 17 national organizations, has taken this time to observe the contributions of laboratory professionals to the field of […]

5 Things to Know About Testicular Cancer

In 2022, it’s estimated that 9,910 new cases of testicular cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society.1 This April, for Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting some key information to help raise awareness and encourage education – read on for five important things to know about testicular cancer. […]

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health | STI Awareness Month

The birds and the bees are buzzing in April with the arrival of spring – what better time to bring sexual health into the conversation for STI Awareness Month. Whether you call them sexually transmitted infections (STI) or sexually transmitted diseases (STD) – it’s important to talk about this crucial component of sexual and overall […]

Seasonal Allergies and the Symptom Threshold

Spring is here, bringing blooming flowers, budding trees and for many Americans – the allergies that come along with them. While allergy sufferers may chalk their symptoms up to usual suspects like hay fever, multiple allergies could be at play that can affect your body’s response. Here, we examine some seasonal allergy basics, the symptom […]

BioDiversity & Inclusion: myPerspective Women’s Health Hidden Herstory

BioDiversity and Inclusion

As part of Women’s History Month, Jewell shares her perspective on the mothers of modern gynecology, her family’s history, and the demand for change in women’s rights through our BioDiversity & Inclusion: myPerspective series By Jewell, Specimen Processing Department The “Mothers of Modern Gynecology”[i] are omitted from medical textbooks. There are no beautiful Black busts […]

4 Things to Know About Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

March is National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness for the importance of kidney health and the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In the United States 37 million adults are estimated to have CKD according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1 Here, we’re highlighting important facts about kidney disease including […]

Vice President, Meghan Ziobro & CEO, Curex, Gene Kakaulin Speak at HITLAB Symposium

Meghan Ziobro, Vice President, Growth for Scarlet Health®, at BioReference Laboratories, was invited to be a panel speaker at a recent HITLAB Digital Health symposium: Digital Diagnostics. Ziobro and panel participant, Gene Kakaulin, Co-Founder and CEO of Curex – an online allergy and asthma clinic and Scarlet® client – discussed how telehealth options for consumers […]

BioDiversity & Inclusion: myPerspective – What St. Patrick’s Day Means To Me

BioDiversity and Inclusion

Embracing her Irish roots, Nuala celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by sharing her family story and childhood memories through our BioDiversity & Inclusion: myPerspective series By Nuala, Logistics Department As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, I hear chatter from colleagues concerning the joys of Irish soda bread and the marvels of Guinness stout. For me, personally, these […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by Eating Green

From decorations to drinks and treats, everything seems to go green for St. Patrick’s Day. This year, consider extending the holiday festivities to your plate by gathering your favorite green fruits and vegetables. Here, we’re breaking down the nutrition facts of a few green favorites to help inspire a nutritious and colorful diet. What Do […]

Women’s Health Highlight | Noninvasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS)

If you are newly pregnant or considering family planning, noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) is likely a term you’ve come across. While NIPS can be an important factor in learning more about your developing baby’s health, genetic testing during pregnancy may seem complex. Here, we’re breaking down some basic information about this screening process and your […]