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This article has been updated from a previous version, which reported incorrectly that the SACGHS Priority Setting Task Force plans to publish a report next summer on direct-to-consumer testing. As reported previously, that task force plans to vote in December on the recommendations it plans to submit to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The SACGHS committee instead plans to publish a report next summer from the Genetics Education and Training Task Force.
 

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