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Consumer Genetic Testing Is Booming: But What are the Benefits and Harms to Individuals and Populations?

a shelf of DTC genetic testing kits

Initially a Niche Market for Very Few with Small Population Impact The first genetic tests directly available to consumers for health were offered in 1996. The concept, then, was both audacious and bold: the idea that individuals could explore their own human genome without the aid of a health care provider to order the test Read More >

Posted on by Scott Bowen and Muin J, Khoury, Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia3 CommentsTags ,
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