Michigan’s Cancer Genomics Program provides information about hereditary cancer syndromes, such as Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndrome. Resources for patients, patient advocates, health care providers, and professionals are available.
Michigan Recognizes Familial Hypercholesterolemia Awareness Day, Encourages Cholesterol Screening.
Wednesday September 24, 2014 was declared Familial Hypercholesterolemia Awareness Day in Michigan by Governor Snyder.
Video and news article on the heroic actions that took place saving a teenagers life.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is pleased to present this updated report detailing the impact of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in Michigan young people under age 40—an issue of grave public health concern.
A helpful brochure from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services of facts about consenting for researchers to use your child’s residual blood spots for future health research.
This pre-participation sports physical examination form must be filled out before any Michigan student practices with any athletic team. This form helps determine if a student is physically fit to participate in a variety of sports depending on their family history and personal health issues.
Area within MDHHS that provides assessment, policy development, and assurance related to newborn screening, birth defects, genetic disorders, cancer genomics, and the use of genomics in public health programs.
In 2002, the Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) started the Family History Public Health Initiative to increase awareness of family history as an important risk factor for common chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes and to promote programs aimed at reducing the burden of these diseases.
Increase awareness of significant issues in Michigan by requesting a new proclamation or viewing past proclamations.