Actress Angelina Jolie revealed May 13 in the New York Times that she quietly had a preventive double mastectomy after a genetic test showed she carries a mutation in the hereditary breast/ovarian cancer gene BRCA1.
Between the 15th and 20th weeks of pregnancy, expectant mothers usually are offered a blood test called the multiple marker test.
Sometimes called a triple screen or a quad screen, depending on the number of things measured, it also might be done in combination with blood tests and an ultrasound in the first trimester.
Hello, we are the Pollock family. Currently our family consists of Randy, Megan (me), our dog Sasha, and baby peanut. We will be married 7 years in August. Sasha is a 4 ½ year old yorkie shitzu mix who enjoys long walks, sitting in the sunshine, visits from the neighbors, and snuggling up next to […]