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Genetic Testing May Cause Necessary Stress

Genetic testing for disease may do more harm than good.

Some experts worry it causes unnecessary stress because the tests just aren't that accurate.

Results suggesting a genetic vulnerability to a disease often leads to anxiety, and a negative test can encourage a false sense of security.

Unless there's a particular concern, many suggest waiting until the science is more solid.

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