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“All of Us” program aims to help health providers customize care

One million people are expected assist in improving health by signing up for the ‘All of Us’ research program, including a group of Memphians.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – One million people are expected assist in improving health bysigning up for the ‘All of Us’ research program, including a group of Memphians.

The mobile organization uses interactive stations designed to teachyou about research and precision medicine. While taking in the knowledge,you’ll have the opportunity to become a part of the study by offering upphysical measurements, along with blood and urine samples.

It could give health care providers the tools they need tocustomize health needs for people nationwide.

“Researchers from around the world will be havingaccess, so they’ll be able to find ways to prevent disease and find ways toapply it to our healthcare,” says Steve Curran, The “All of Us” Journeytour manager.

The tour continues Saturday at the Benjamin L. Hookscentral library on Poplar Avenue starting at 10:00 a.m. Sunday they’ll park at ClaybornTemple on Hernando Street from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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