Not to use another holiday pun, but tis’ the season- you know what I mean. Thanksgiving rolls in and we begin the mad holiday rush leading up to Chanukah. Everyone has his or her own traditions, recipes and checklists to work through. And of course, these are going to vary by what age group you
Melanie W. Hardy, MS, MS, LCGC As a genetic counselor, it’s very common to get confused looks from people when I try to describe to them what I do for a living. At JScreen, genetic counselors are a vital part of the carrier screening process to help ensure accurate, appropriate testing for program participants.
What is genetic screening? There are many types of genetic testing. Some tests might tell you if you are a carrier of disease, which means you won’t actually have the disease, but you can pass it on to a child. Other test results might predict you will develop a disease or tell you you’re