Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Ardis Hoven, the president of the American Medical Association.
Despite a federal mandate requiring most physicians to adopt electronic medical record-keeping, the president of the American Medical Association says doctors are increasingly frustrated with the technology.
Epigenetics explained: "Three generations at once are exposed to the same environmental conditions (diet, toxins, hormones, etc.). In order to provide a convincing case for epigenetic inheritance, an epigenetic change must be observed in the 4th generation."
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Liz Worthey, director of genome informatics for the genome medicine clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
A study by a Milwaukee researcher has identified additional genes related to a complex speech disorder affecting children, but the work could lead to a better overall understanding of defects in the human genome.