This article has been updated to clarify that EGAPP is an independent entity that was formed by CDC, rather than an arm of the CDC.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The independent Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention (EGAPP) Working Group (EWG) has released a cautious set of recommendations about the validity and utility of three genetic tests or methods that are aimed at healthcare providers, public health practitioners, policy makers, and consumers.

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