Decisions, Decisions

With decreases in prices and efforts to sequence the genomes of more and more people, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes at the Conversation that people will need to consider whether they want to know their risk of developing diseases like cancer and dementia.

"[B]efore you provide a saliva sample to have your own genetic recipe book read, it's important to know which results are worth knowing about," he says.

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