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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.

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. Courtesy of Rita Steyn hide caption

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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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With 'America First,' Trump Challenges The World Constructed After World War II

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serpentwithfeet's debut album, soil, is available now. Ash Kingston/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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serpentwithfeet Crafts His Own Language For Queer Life

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