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 […]

GenPath, BioReference, and Scarlet represented at ResearcHERS, American Cancer Society

Cancer affects one in three Americans with rippling impacts effecting families and communities. This sobering statistic is the focus of specialized researchers across the country, fighting to make discoveries that can improve and save lives. Which is why funding for just one project or study is so vital when it comes to cancer research – […]

National Women’s Health Week – Making Your Health a Priority

Mother’s Day kicks off a special health observance each year – National Women’s Health Week. Driven by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, this annual initiative encourages women of all ages to check in on their individual health needs. Here, we’re breaking down information about some common health concerns […]

Allergic Asthma and Common Triggers

Along with warmer weather and blooming flowers, the month of May brings Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – a time to draw attention to these conditions and how they can intersect. More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), and allergic asthma […]

GeneDx has been acquired by Sema4

Effective May 2nd, GeneDx, formerly a subsidiary of BioReference, has been acquired by Sema4. We’d like to take a moment to reflect on the work that BioReference and GeneDx have accomplished together – helping hundreds of thousands of patients benefit from genomic information to make important health decisions.   At BioReference | GenPath, we remain committed to […]

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 […]