Change Is Hard to Do

Learning their genetic risk of disease doesn't always motivate people to make the healthy changes to their lifestyle that they ought to, the Associated Press reports. Still, it notes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies like 23andMe and Helix offer health-risk analyses.

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