Tag Archives: Wellness

Caring for Your Kidneys

March is National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness about kidney disease. What are the kidneys and what do they do? Kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located near the middle of the back, just below the rib cage. Kidneys are a filtering system, which filter about 200 quarts of blood each day. They remove […]

A Call to Raise Awareness on Colorectal Cancer

Apart from skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the U.S. for both men and women. With well over an estimate of 100,000 new cases for colon, and over 45,000 new cases for rectal cancer.* March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – an opportunity to educate about colon and rectum […]

Keeping your Heart Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

February is American Heart Month, a time that provides an opportunity to empower you to be more mindful of your heart health, know your cardiovascular risk and take action to live longer, healthier lives. Especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to know your risk of heart disease. What are the Key Risk Factors […]

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 […]

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 […]