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AHSC Blog: Women's Health

DNA double helix strand
Tags: lung cancer, precision medicine, precision health, genetics, DNA, tumors, EGFR gene, women, asian ancestry

The field of precision medicine has been gaining steam over the past two years. During this period, the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative and the All of Us Research Program have catapulted “precision medicine... read more

Hands in a heart shape
Tags: African American women, heart disease, healthy lifestyle, minority and underserved populations, diabetes, obesity

As an African American woman, I am aware that I’m in one of the highest-risk groups for dying from heart disease but my non-inherited risk factors are manageable.Heart disease, diabetes, obesity and inactivity are risk... read more

Tags: Breast cancer, depression, stress, Latinas, underserved population, caregivers, telephone

Caring for a loved one with a cancer diagnosis can influence every aspect of a family's quality of life. It also can lead to depression, the most common mental health disorder in the world, according to the Centers for... read more