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Shine, a Yahoo! blog, chats with Rebecca Nagy, president of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, about the criteria women should use to determine whether they should be tested for BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer.

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The White House seeks to update how biotechnology products are regulated.

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