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Genetic Testing Best Left Out of Pharmacies/Internet, Saint Louis University School of Medicine Geneticist Warns


8/5/2010 7:14:23 AM

Newswise — In the age of the Internet, where cybercondriacs are just a mouse click away from a diagnosis, do-it-yourself home genetics test may seem like the next logical step in managing health. But these tests, which are relatively new and available online, are often not comprehensive and may cause unnecessary stress, warns Suzanne Mahon, DNSc., a clinical professor of hematology and oncology at Saint Louis University.

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