Family Tree DNA is now offering DNATraits, a personal genomics service that specializes in DNA testing for specific diseases, says The Genetic Genealogist. The company offers individual tests, group tests, and even a membership plan, all for relatively cheap prices compared to the other companies offering genome-wide SNP scans.

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