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Born Sick

A time when everyone may have his or her genome sequence is increasingly possible, but may it may tell people more than they want to know, Kevin Loria writes at Tech Insider. In particular, he says, people may learn at a young age that they are at risk for a disease such as Alzheimer's, and there's nothing that can be done.

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