By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs, Special to the Star-Advertiser
July 9, 2017
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A medical assistant draws blood from a patient in New York for testing in 2016. Blood tests are being used to determine the amount of Homocysteine in the blood, which has been found to help determine an individuals future risk for heart disease and a number of other ailments.