Category: Genetic Information

Benefits of Employee Pharmacogenetic Testing

Drug-gene testing is also called pharmacogenomics, or pharmacogenetics. It is the study of how your genes affect your body’s response to medications. Your body has thousands of genes, some are responsible for how your body processes medications. Pharmacogenomic tests look for variants in genes that may determine whether a medication could be an effective treatment for […]

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How Can Genetic Testing Play Into Workplace Wellness?

Since October is Family History Month, ARCpoint Labs is exploring some of the ways genetic testing can be used by individuals who want to learn more about their family health history and hereditary health risks. As an employer, it’s key that you’re aware of limitations like the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, or GINA, that prevent […]

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