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Viewpoint: Don’t expect to find ‘the real you’ in a direct-to-consumer DNA test

Globe and Mail | 
In the hope of discovering more about themselves, millions of people have sent DNA-filled tubes of spit to commercial testing companies throughout ...
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Viewpoint: Consumer genetic tests may reinforce ‘fiction’ of race concept

Policy Options | 
After what feels like a decade of hype and underwhelming sales, direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing seems to be taking off, for ...
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Viewpoint: Profiteers exploiting complexity of cutting edge science like stem cells

Globe and Mail | 
Editor's note: Timothy Caulfield is Canada Research Chair in health law and policy at the University of Alberta and author of Is ...
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Too much hype: Can direct-to-consumer genetic tests be trusted?

Policy Options | 
There is a direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing company that gives parents the opportunity to uncover their kids’ “hidden” talents. You ...

How scientists can use celebrity culture to engage public

Slate | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [Dr. Mehmet Oz and ...

Knowing genetic risk doesn’t always influence people’s behavior

Atlantic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Personalized medicine—the idea that ...

Obesity epidemic can’t all be blamed on genes

Policy Options | 
We have been subjected to years of obesity-related headlines, and the news almost always seems to be discouraging. Obesity has ...

We’re overselling the health-care ‘revolution’ of personal genomics

Toronto Globe and Mail | 
In the very near future, we’ll all be able to have our entire genome – all our genetic information – ...