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Your Top 10 Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base Searches in 2018!

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Genetic counseling, Alzheimer’s disease, and personal genomics top the list. Top 2018 PHGKB Search Terms Genetic counseling Alzheimer’s disease Personal Genomics Autism Disparities Nutrigenomics Familial Hypercholesterolemia Precision Public Health Precision Medicine Rare Diseases Recently, USA Today revealed 2018’s most popular Google search terms with (the) “World Cup” topping the list. Aptly named, the event, taking Read More >

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Satisfying Popular Curiosity: What Is Genetic Counseling?

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As 2018 comes to a close and the data comes rolling in, it can officially be said that “genetic counseling” was the most popular search term in the Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base (PHGKB). Genetic counseling is one of the fastest growing careers in the country, with a growth rate of 29% since 2016, according Read More >

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Implementing Genomics-Based Screening Programs for Healthy Adults: A Proposed Evidence-based Approach from the Genomics and Population Health Action Collaborative

A Proposed Approach for Implementing Genomics-Based Screening Programs for Healthy Adults - A National Academy of Medicine Discussion Paper nam.edu/Perspectives with an image of DNA

The following report was developed by the Genomics and Population Health Action Collaborative (GPHAC) as a potential roadmap for groups planning to carry out projects involving genomics-based screening programs in the healthy adult populations. The report is available in its entirety on the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine website. The advent of next Read More >

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