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Employee Spotlight: Lindsey Long

Employee Spotlight: Lindsey Long

Lindsey Long has always loved to learn, and she has always wanted to lead. As an assessments team lead at LifeBrite Labs, both of those drives serve her deep sense of purpose to serve the better health of patients. LifeBrite Laboratories is the third clinical lab Long...

Cervical Cancer: A Disease We Can Defeat

Cervical Cancer: A Disease We Can Defeat

With January being Cervical Health Awareness Month, it’s worth remembering that, according to the CDC, cervical cancer was once “the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States.” Then came the Papanicolaou (Pap) test, introduced in the U.S. in the...

Genomic DNA Testing Brings Precision to Vaginal Health

Genomic DNA Testing Brings Precision to Vaginal Health

Tens of millions of American women are impacted by bacterial vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis each year. According to the CDC, bacterial vaginosis affects 21.2 million women (29.2%) between the ages of 15 and 49, making it the most common vaginal infection in...

LifeBrite Spotlight: Arrianna Jefferson

LifeBrite Spotlight: Arrianna Jefferson

"I enjoy helping people," says Arrianna Jefferson, a human resources specialist at LifeBrite Laboratories, “and I originally wanted to study nursing.” In high school, she took classes at the Kent Career Tech Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and earned her Certified...

Pharmacogenomics and the Treatment of Diabetes

Pharmacogenomics and the Treatment of Diabetes

It’s American Diabetes Month and, here at LifeBrite Laboratories, we’ve been thinking a lot about how we can help physicians select the most effective treatment options for their diabetic patients. Pharmacogenomics have been used for years in rare monogenic forms of...

Patients, Did You Know? You Can Access Your Lab Test Reports

Patients, Did You Know? You Can Access Your Lab Test Reports

When your doctor orders a lab test to help evaluate your health or diagnose a problem, you may receive a copy of the results from your doctor, along with their analysis and recommendations for your health. In most cases, that system works just fine. But did you know...