Testing is Key to Diagnosing, Monitoring Diabetes

Testing is Key to Diagnosing, Monitoring Diabetes

Diabetes often appears without much warning. A diagnosis can change and save your life if you manage the chronic condition appropriately. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and LifeBrite Laboratories wants to help raise awareness of the condition as well as the...
Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer Risks

Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer Risks

There is an old saying: You can’t choose your family. You can’t pick your genes either, and that’s why it’s essential to understand the connection between breast cancer and your genes. Dr. Nicole Umberger, Technical Director of Molecular Pathology for LifeBrite Labs,...
Lab Safety and Accuracy: Part of LifeBrite’s DNA

Lab Safety and Accuracy: Part of LifeBrite’s DNA

Every day, LifeBrite Laboratories receives hundreds of samples and performs thousands of tests that change people’s lives. These tests help diagnose diseases, pinpoint effective medications, and prevent harmful drug interactions. That’s why stringent lab safety...
STEM and women: the ever-changing landscape

STEM and women: the ever-changing landscape

The gender gap in the STEM field is vast and narrow. STEM remains a male-dominated field, with women representing less than 18% of college graduates majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math degree in the US. Why is this? What can businesses and...
How Molecular Pathology Makes Patient Care More Personal

How Molecular Pathology Makes Patient Care More Personal

One of the most frustrating aspects of healthcare for physicians and patients alike is when the prescribed drugs don’t work. When that happens, patients end up making several trips to their physician for the same problem, spending money on multiple prescriptions and...
Benefits of a One-Stop Shop Medical Laboratory

Benefits of a One-Stop Shop Medical Laboratory

At one time many physicians considered or actually launched labs within their practices. But with changes in reimbursements, technology, and oversight issues, physicians are rethinking the benefits of physician-operated labs. They are relying more on national...
The Value of Specialized Laboratory Testing

The Value of Specialized Laboratory Testing

Every day, physicians and nurse practitioners rely on laboratory testing services to help them provide the best care for their patients. In fact, quality laboratory testing is pivotal to positive patient outcomes. That’s why timely, specialized laboratory services...