Study: Pediatricians Should Anticipate Interest in Genetic Tests for Adult Conditions | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pediatricians should anticipate interest from parents in having their children tested for genetic susceptibility to adult-onset diseases and conditions and should be prepared to facilitate informed decision-making about such tests, according to a study published in the May issue of the journal Pediatrics.

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