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Genetic Testing: Your top four questions, answered

Genetic Testing: Your top four questions, answered

How do you make an informed decision about genetic testing? Genetic Counsellor, Katherine Hodson addresses her top four client questions.

Nutrigenetics: The future of personalized nutrition

Nutrigenetics: The future of personalized nutrition

Nutrigenetics is the study of the relationship between genes, diet and health outcomes. It is touted as the foundation of what we consider personalized nutrition.

Maybe they’re born with it, maybe it’s…methylation?

New research tells us we may be altering more than just the number on the scale when we exercise.

Can a healthy lifestyle trump the genetics of heart disease?

Can a healthy lifestyle trump the genetics of heart disease?

While your chance of having a heart attack may be higher if it runs in your family, a number of lifestyle factors at play in the development of cardiovascular disease are actually well within our control.

Take control of your health Learn your family health history

Take control of your health: Learn your family health history

We often resemble our family members since we share common physical traits with them. This can also be true of certain health conditions such as diabetes or heart disease.

unlocking your genetic code

Unlocking your genetic code – the science behind genetic testing

Certified Genetic Counsellor, Katherine Hodson answers your most asked questions about genes, genetic testing and why it may (or may not) be right for you.

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Managing risks to health is the key to prevention

Dr. Michael Koehle and Dr. Chris Dawkins share insight on predicting your health future through family history and genetic testing.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in Canada and is the second most common cause of death from cancer. If detected early colorectal cancer is highly treatable and may not be so deadly.