CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – The next time you get a self-service biometric check-up at a local pharmacy, the results and recommendations might be based on your genome.

Higi, which has 11,000 health screening kiosks in US retail locations, last summer partnered with Interpreta, a San Diego-based company that collects and analyzes both genomic and clinical data to support precision medicine. That partnership is now just getting off the ground with some pilots to prove the link-up.

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