A Stroke Survivor Wants to Raise Awareness for Other Women

January 10, 2022
For Jessica Diaz, a stroke at 36 didn’t just alter the course of her life; it’s driven her to help other women who might unknowingly be at risk for the...
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Three Genes for Blood Clots

July 26, 2012
Numerous factors increase a person’s risk for developing blood clots in deep veins, a condition known medically as venous thromboembolism (VTE).VTE starts with the formation of a blood clot deep...
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Family History, In Addition To Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors, Predicts Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis

March 27, 2009
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), sometimes called “economy class syndrome” is the formation of a blood clot in a vein deep within the body, usually in the legs.   Not only...
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Surgeon General Issues Call to Action on VTE: 23andMe Assesses Genetic Risk for Customers

September 17, 2008
This Monday acting Surgeon General Steven K. Galson issued a Call to Action to reduce the number of people in the United States affected by two serious blood clotting conditions:...
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