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

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.

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

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President Harry Truman calls NATO a "shield against aggression" at the ceremony that established the 12-nation alliance in Washington in 1949. Truman played a central role in creating many of the international organizations set up in the wake of World War II. President Trump has often questioned their relevance and cost under his "America First" policy. AP hide caption

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