SPOTLIGHT: Genetic tests predict risk of varied conditions

Increasingly, genetic tests are becoming available which can help people find out whether they have a higher risk than average of developing certain conditions. The tests typically aren't covered by health plans, and consumers still aren't sure the results will be kept private, so many people don't want to use them. However, new tests are also being launched which consumers can conduct in their own homes, which may change the picture considerably. Article

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