The popularity of at-home genetic testing — whether it's to find out where your ancestors came from or to figure out what your chances for cancer are — is continuing to increase. But as doctors and patients try to figure out how to use the information these tests produce, the line between patient and consumer is "blurring," Newsweek says.

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