Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Risks and Benefits of Broad-Spectrum Genetic Testing

Since the rise in popularity of 23andMe, AncestryDNA and other direct-to-consumer DNA testing services, my patients are increasingly asking me about (or bringing me their results from) online genetic tests. One test indicated a patient had an increased for risk for Alzheimer disease, and she asked about whether to change her retirement plans. Another’s results…
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Summer page-turners

I love summer and one of my favorite activities is reading on my screened-in porch. This month I’m sharing some of what I’ve been reading and/or look forward to reading this year. Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age Mary Pipher Click to order In this New York Times Bestseller, Pipher shows,…
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