Have you ever wondered what happens after a phlebotomist draws your blood? When you visit a Health Network Laboratories' patient service center, your blood starts a journey of which most patients are unaware. This is the first video in a series that looks at where your blood goes.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States. While breast cancer mostly occurs among older women, in rare cases breast cancer does affect women under the age of 45. Eleven percent of all cases of breast cancer in the U.S. are reported in this age group. Risk for breast cancer among young women varies based on factors such as family and personal history of cancer. Many young women do not know their risk for this disease or are not aware of ways to lower their risk.
The Bring Your Brave campaign provides information about breast cancer to women younger than age 45 by sharing real stories about young women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer.
Nadine Koenig, manager of the toxicology department with Health Network Laboratories, says employers should have drug-screening policies that address the use of medical marijuana and that the policies are clear to employees.
Nadine Koenig represented HNL in the news this week! In the Lehigh Valley Business special section, Healthcare Update, Nadine was interviewed about the ramifications of PA Act 16 – otherwise known as the legalization of medical marijuana. Be sure to read Nadine’s insights and see the great photo that ran with it! Thank you, Nadine, for sharing your expertise! … read more ›Content Source : Lehigh Valley Business — Health Care Update 2016