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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, January 31, 2013       Volume 30   Number 5


Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2020: Review of Progress in Cancer Genomics

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Features of the Week

Polio Eradication, Primary Immune Deficiency and Public Health Genomics

Smoking and Health

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Diseases of the Week





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Select Events

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Funding Opportunities

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Reports and Publications



Genomics in Practice

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening


Prenatal Testing

Public Health Sciences

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications

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Reproductive patterns among mothers of males diagnosed with Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy
Nabukera SK, Romitti PA, Caspers KM, Street N, Cunniff C, Mathews KD, Fox DJ, Puzhankara S, Ciafaloni E, James KA, Su Y. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Jan;161(1):70-75.

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