A number of companies are offering their employees free or subsidized genetic testing in a bid to save money on health costs as well as to attract employees with flashy benefits, the Wall Street Journal reports. Though the companies are framing the optional tests as a perk, the Journal notes that they also bring up questions about privacy and genetic discrimination.

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