What Women Need to Know About Their Laboratory Testing

What Women Need to Know About Their Laboratory Testing

It’s important for all people to schedule regular wellness tests, in part to practice preventative healthcare. But there are certain, specific lab tests that women in particular need to consider. Here’s what you need to know about a few of the most common lab tests...
Staying Sober? How Toxicology Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Staying Sober? How Toxicology Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Entering recovery changes your life in profound (and sometimes challenging) ways. Although ultimately an independent journey, the path of sobriety is best traveled with plenty of help and support. One tool that may help you along the way is toxicology testing....
How Laboratories Can Continue to Support Women in STEM

How Laboratories Can Continue to Support Women in STEM

The world of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) has made many remarkable strides in the last fifty years, including in the medical arena. Increasing the population of women working in these fields is one of these progressions. In 2019, the number...
How COVID Testing has Evolved in the Past Two Years

How COVID Testing has Evolved in the Past Two Years

In February 2019, the novel coronavirus was yet undiscovered and unnamed. But on December 30, 2019, samples were collected in Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital from a patient with what the World Health Organization described as “pneumonia of unknown etiology,” and SARS-CoV-2 —...
How Toxicology Can Help Communities

How Toxicology Can Help Communities

Toxicology is a unique branch of science in which medicine, chemistry, biology, and pharmacology intersect. While toxicology lab screenings are often ordered by healthcare providers to test for toxins, alcohol, or drugs in a patient’s system, toxicologists also have...
How Influenza and Its Vaccine Affected History

How Influenza and Its Vaccine Affected History

Thanks to social distancing and other preventive measures implemented to reduce COVID-19 transmission, recent flu seasons have been much less active than those of previous years. But, influenza has been responsible for global pandemics in the past. While healthcare...