Guide to Genetic Testing: What Happens, What You Learn

It’s dizzying to consider how genetic testing could change our approach to managing our health, making it possible to focus effort based on risk, before a disease even develops. But it also raises complex questions about privacy. You might wonder whether the information that comes to light could raise your insurance premiums or affect an employer’s decision … Read More

Can Your Genes Be Held Against You?

Genetic information is one of the most valuable forms of health information — but it’s also one of the most sensitive. Genetic tests can help diagnose diseases and even predict the probability you will develop a disease in the future. But many people fear that their genetic information may be used against them. For example, … Read More