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Can DNA predict your heart health?

Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.

Your new baby’s Valentine’s test

February is a great month to remember—every new baby should undergo a heart check before heading home.

Sound check … 1, 2, 3

A hearing test for new babies? You betcha.

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

In labor, use BRAIN

This handy concept offers a great reference for moms as they weigh the risks and rewards of labor choices.

Group B strep test: Do it for baby

You may have heard about this test for pregnant moms—but do you know how important it is for your baby's health?

Screening for disorders

There's a good reason every new baby will have a Band-Aid on his heel—and it's not just because the state mandates it.

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