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Published by the Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG), the Update includes CDC announcements, publications, blogs and other products. The Update also includes links to genomics and health impact news and publications. The Update features genomic tests, family history, programs and practice, policy and legislation and public health science.  To receive this update electronically every week sign-up here.


Thursday, September 27, 2012       Volume 29   Number 13

Spotlight

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Family History and Evidence-based Disease Prevention





Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week

Genomics, Evidence-based Practice and Public Health Action

Gene-Environment Interaction & Obesity (Again)

September is National Newborn Screening Month

Personal Genomics and Personalized Medicine

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Topics of the Week


Cancer

Family History

Genomics in Practice

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Prenatal Testing

Public Health Sciences

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Public health action in genomics is now needed beyond newborn screening
Bowen MS, Kolor K, Dotson WD, Ned RM, Khoury MJ. Public Health Genomics. 2012 Sep 11.

Tumor necrosis factor -308 polymorphism (rs1800629) is associated with mortality and ventilator duration in 1057 Caucasian patients
Watanabe E, Zehnbauer BA, Oda S, Sato Y, Hirasawa H, Buchman TG.
Cytokine. 2012 Oct;60(1):249-56.

Genetic variants in antioxidant genes are associated with diisocyanate-induced asthma
Yucesoy B, Johnson VJ, Lummus ZL, Kissling GE, Fluharty K, Gautrin D, Malo JL, Cartier A, Boulet LP, Sastre J, Quirce S, Germolec DR, Tarlo SM, Cruz MJ, Munoz X, Luster MI, Bernstein DI.
Toxicol Sci. 2012 Sep;129(1):166-73.

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