The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force again recommends that women 50-74 years of age have a mammogram every 2 years to screen for breast cancer.
Researchers at Michigan State University are using grant money to develop a rapid, cellphone-based test to diagnose malaria.
The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in late December is nearing an end.
Help us celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 19-25.
The USPSTF has found that screening for type 2 diabetes does not seem to reduce the risk of mortality, although treating adults with impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose may have other benefits.
This new law, "Laboratory Testing Without Order," expands patient access to personal health information by allowing individuals to order any clinical laboratory test without a physician's written authorization.
Lab Tests Online-UK celebrated its 10-year anniversary in Liverpool at Euro Lab Focus in October.
Lab Tests Online executive editor Dr. Bob Dufour was presented with an award at the IFCC Congress in Istanbul, Turkey in recognition of his contributions to the worldwide promotion and understanding of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.
Lab Tests Online has developed a new article on anatomic pathology, the branch of medicine that studies the effect of disease on the structure of body organs, both as a whole and microscopically, and how it is different than clinical pathology (laboratory medicine).
Lab Tests Online, the world’s leading website for patient health literacy on laboratory testing, is pleased to announce that it has reached a major milestone—serving its 150 millionth visitor.
AACC and its UK partner, the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, launched a free mobile app version of the Lab Tests Online-UK website.
D. Robert Dufour, MD, has received AACC's award for Outstanding Contributions through Service to the Profession of Clinical Chemistry
AACC and EDMA welcome Lab Tests Online-RO, the Romanian version of the award-winning website, to the global network of Lab Tests Online sites.
Lab Tests Online, a project of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, has been named one of the “100 Best Nursing Websites” by NursingbyNurses.com.
Lab Tests Online was recently recognized with an Award of Distinction in the 18th Annual Communicator Awards.
Lab Tests Online-KR, the South Korean version of the award-winning patient education website, launched today in Seoul.
Six months after the successful launch of its mobile version of the award-winning website, Lab Tests Online, the American Association for Clinical Chemistry has launched version 2 of the app for Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) as well as Android phones and tablets, including the Kindle Fire.
The founding and long-time editors of Lab Tests Online were recognized for their commitment to patient education at the AACC Annual Meeting this summer.
To celebrate Lab Tests Online's 10 years of educating patients about laboratory testing and the value of laboratory medicine, AACC published a commemorative booklet highlighting the many achievements of Lab Tests Online. The booklet is now available for download.
Comments by Dr. Graham Beastall, IFCC President, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Lab Tests Online's launch eloquently captured the value of laboratory medicine, and the role of Lab Tests Online in communicating it.
Lab Tests Online is now available as a mobile app for Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iTouch, and Google's Android phones and tablets.
D. Robert Dufour, MD, executive editor of Lab Tests Online, was the guest on the SiriusXM Radio channel, Doctor Radio, for a half-hour segment that spotlighted Lab Tests Online.
Flying Delta Airlines this month? In recognition of Lab Tests Online's 10th anniversary, Sky Radio interviewed George Linzer, executive producer for Lab Tests Online. The interview will air on Sky Radio's Business and Technology News program on DeltaAirlines in July and August.
AACC is pleased to announce the launch of Lab Tests Online-TR, the Turkish version of Lab Tests Online.
A new article covering the condition Antiphospholipid Syndrome was recently added to Lab Tests Online.
Lab Tests Online-PT launches in Portugal, bringing the award-winning site to the Portuguese in their native language.
Recently added to Lab Tests Online: descriptions of BCR-ABL testing, and the condition, Sepsis.
Lab Tests Online editors added descriptions of two forms of arthritis and updated six arthritis-related articles already on the site.
Descriptions of toxoplasmosis test, amniotic fluid analysis (or amniocentesis), and serum free light chains were recently added to Lab Tests Online.
Lab Tests Online has added links to podcasts on various lab testing topics from Clinical Chemistry and healthcare reminder services developed by CAP.
AACC joined with the Brazilian Society of Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (SBPC/ML) to announce the launch of Lab Tests Online-BR this month in Rio de Janeiro.
Lab Tests Online-AU’s recent relaunch makes it the fourth site to wear the new look and feel of AACC’s award-winning patient education resource.
Lab Tests Online recently posted a series of articles that explain how laboratory tests are developed, validated, and marketed for use by patients and their healthcare providers.
AACC recently launched newly translated versions of its award-winning website, Lab Tests Online, providing people in China and France with access to free, non-commercial, peer-reviewed information on laboratory testing in their native language.
On November 6, 2009, the Chinese Society of Laboratory Medicine (CSLM) announced the launch of Lab Tests Online-China. The 20-minute launch event occurred immediately following CSLM's 30th anniversary retrospective on the second morning of its national congress in Beijing. The launch event began with the video presentation provided below, and was followed by speeches from CSLM President Hong Shang, AACC President Barbara Goldsmith, and Lab Tests Online Executive Producer George Linzer. Leadership for the Lab Tests Online-CN project is provided by the Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians of CSLM.
During its 61st annual meeting, AACC announced an agreement with the Chinese Society of Laboratory Medicine for the development of a Chinese version of Lab Tests Online.
In response to the growing number of Lab Tests Online websites around the world, AACC has named Lab Tests Online editor D. Robert Dufour, MD, to the newly created position of Executive Editor for the global network.
AACC announced the launch of two new translated versions of its popular patient education website, Lab Tests Online. The site’s award-winning content is now available in eight languages, including Greek and Czech, the two newest versions.
Lab Tests Online was among this year’s recipients of the 2008 Communicators Awards, the largest and most competitive awards program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals.
The Portuguese Society of Clinical Chemistry (SPQC) has agreed to develop a Portuguese version of Lab Tests Online, expanding the number of Lab Tests Online sites to eleven.
Two more laboratory organizations have agreed to collaborate on the development of Lab Tests Online.
Representatives from the European Commission voiced their support for Lab Tests Online at a ceremony to formally acknowledge the six European versions of the site.
The Health Improvement Institute (HII) announced that Lab Tests Online had won its Award of Excellence for health-related websites.
First Round of Lab Tests Online Globalization Complete: Translated Versions Launched in Hungary, Italy
Two new versions of Lab Tests Online launched in the last two weeks, marking a successful end to a year of global expansion for the award-winning patient education site.
Lab Tests Online-Australia was launched earlier this month by the sites producer, the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB), and the federal health minister, Tony Abbott.
Lab Tests Online-PL launched in Poland, becoming the third translation of the award-winning site to launch in the last three months.
The Spanish Society of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Pathology (SEQC) has launched Lab Tests Online-ES, a Spanish language version of Lab Tests Online.
Dorland Healthcare Information has designated Lab Tests Online as one of the best healthcare websites, and is including the site in its just-launched Dorlands Healthcare Website Guide.
Lab Tests Online was the Weekly Link Award winner for the week of December 10-16.
Lab Tests Online this month hosted its 25 millionth visitor since launching in 2001, and its younger sibling, Lab Tests Online-UK, just crossed the 2 million mark. Both are significant milestones that were reached in large part due to support by members.
After almost two years of planning and anticipation, the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists received notice it had been awarded a government grant to launch a localized version of Lab Tests Online.
Lab Tests Online reached a major milestone when it hosted its one millionth March visitor on the last day of the month.
The Diagnostic Marketing Association has recognized Lab Tests Online, and EDMA, AACCs European partner, has agreed to support a Polish version of the site.
Lab Tests Online-UK, the first international spin-off of the popular Lab Tests Online web site, recorded its one millionth visitor since the site launched in June 2004.
AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) is the newest partner to join the professional collaboration behind Lab Tests Online.
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is the latest medical laboratory organization to join Lab Tests Online.
Lab Tests Online has been awarded the 2005 Outstanding Web Site award by the Web Marketing Association (WMA).
Lab Tests Online has been recognized with a Silver Award for Patient Education in the 2005 Spring/Summer WWW Health Awards Program.
The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announced recently that the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has joined Lab Tests Online, AACCs award-winning patient education web site.
The Endocrine Society has endorsed Lab Tests Online and will encourage its members to help spread the word about AACCs award-winning patient education web site.
One year after hosting its 5 millionth visitor, Lab Tests Online has hosted its 10 millionth.
A new ad published online and in member publications celebrates Lab Tests Online's most significant achievements in 2004 and acknowledges the support of the site's sponsors and partners.
The November issue of Consumer Reports on Health referenced Lab Tests Online as one of several web sites that help decode medical lingo.
For the first time, Lab Tests Online hosted more than 400,000 visitors in a single month.
AACC has launched a second version of Lab Tests Online and the first international edition of the site in the United Kingdom.
Lab Tests Online hosted its 5-millionth visitor last month as the site experienced a surge in traffic.
In its March 2004 issue, Prevention magazine lists Lab Tests Online under the title Smartest health sites on the Web.
2003 has been a year of significant achievement and recognition for the site, and we are pleased to give credit where it is due.
Lab Tests Online has won a Gold Award for Best Health/Healthcare Content in the fourth annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards.
The American Society of Association Executives held its annual Summit Awards Dinner on September 30 to honor the six 2003 Summit Award Winners, including Lab Tests Online.
Lab Tests Online has been selected by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) as one of six projects to be recognized with its 2003 Summit Award. The Award is ASAEs highest honor for associations that implement innovative projects to enhance American society at the local, state, or national level.
In the May 19 edition of US News & World Report, readers are referred to Lab Tests Online as "one useful resource" in an article discussing direct access testing.
Lab Tests Online has won the Award of Excellence in the 2003 Associations Advance America Awards program, a national competition sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
Lab Tests Online continues to garner more attention in national publications. In a Wall Street Journal column called "The Informed Patient", the website was praised as a valuable resource for lab test information.
Lab Tests Online started the new year with a bang, welcoming the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists as the sites newest partner and at the same time hosting its 2 millionth user and introducing three new sponsors.
Lab Tests Online is the top-ranked site on Google for lab testing information, and ranks second in the Google Directory listing for Patient Education.
AACC, CLMA, ASCLS, and ASCP have agreed to run an ad promoting Lab Tests Online in their respective publications: Clinical Chemistry Journal, Clinical Leadership & Management Review, Clinical Laboratory Science, and Laboratory Medicine.
CAP is the most recent organization to become a Collaborating Partner, joining other newcomers ASCP, AMP, and NCCLS as support from the lab community for Lab Tests Online has mushroomed.
Under a new analysis, traffic numbers are roughly 1/3 higher than previously thought, meaning that the site hosted more than one million visitors in its first year.
Lab Tests Online has been recognized with an Apex Award of Excellence for Web Site Content and Writing.
Average monthly traffic to Lab Tests Online rose 65% in the first five months of the year, from an average of 42,000 in 2001 to 70,000.
Lab Tests Online was the subject of a three-and-a-half minute feature story on Kansas City's KSHB-TV, an NBC affiliate station.