At the Health Affairs blog, Duke University researcher Robert Cook-Deegan and Genetic Alliance CEO Sharon Terry say that in a time when sequencing is becoming cheaper and faster, and genomic information is becoming ubiquitous, it's important to remember that an individual's genome belongs only to that individual.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.