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No Danger Here

One of the main worries that bioethicists and others have about personal genetic testing is how people react to receiving such information, particularly how they handle learning about incidental findings. But, this question of "how much information is too much information?" is actually the "wrong question," writes Virginia Hughes at Slate.

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