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

Local Health Alert

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

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

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

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

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


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