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Familial Hypercholesterolemia: A Silent Threat That is too Often Missed

  • Ambry Genetics
  • May 15, 2019

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an inherited genetic disorder characterized by markedly elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and accelerated atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), leading to early heart attacks and heart disease.¬†One of the most common genetic disorders, FH affects 1 in 250 individuals in the United …

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A Lifelong Father's Day Gift

  • Dina Scaglione
  • June 15, 2018

As far back as I can remember my dad was always into health and fitness. So when I joined the track team in junior high, my dad decided he would start running with me to help me improve my race times. Little did I know, or could I appreciate, this was actually an excuse to spend more time with me. Donned in white Dolphin shorts he would shuffle …

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