Should We Trust At-Home Family DNA Testing For Hereditary Diseases?

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DNA tests are more popular then ever with families. There are many people that will give them as gifts over the holiday season. All we have to do is create a sample of saliva, seal it in a bag and send it back to the DNA testing company.

Before long, the results come back and we learn a little more about ourselves. For many, this is a fun chance to learn about ancestry. We can follow family lines and dig up traces of ethnic lines we thought were impossible. Yet, there is now another side to family DNA testing. We can now test for signs of hereditary disease. What can families really learn from these tests. Also, is this something we should expose our families … Read More