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Genetic Test Costs Taxpayers $500 Million A Year, With Little To Show For It



11/7/2016 6:50:33 AM

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We hear a lot about the wonders of genetic testing, how it can revolutionize medicine and find cures for fatal diseases.

A new study from the University of Michigan also shows how it can waste a half a billion dollars a year.

Researchers at the university examined testing for inherited thrombophilia, a genetic quirk that can indicate a patient’s likelihood of developing dangerous blood clots.

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