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The Huffington Post recounts the cautionary story of Julie Kennerly-Shah and Summit Shah who underwent direct-to-consumer genetic testing via 23andMe and uploaded their raw data to Promethease. That third-party analysis company uncovered two serious variants within Kennerly-Shah's data: one linked to Lynch syndrome and another to familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, it adds.

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