Results Of At-Home Genetic Tests For Health Can Be Hard To Interpret

Rita Steyn has a family history of cancer so she ordered a home genetic testing kit to see if she carried certain genetic mutations that increase the risk for the disease.

As home genetic testing continues to boom, more people are getting their DNA tested for health reasons. The tests may signal future disease, but there are many limitations that might falsely reassure.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Rita Steyn)

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