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An Ancestry test kit.

Ancestry just came out with 2 new DNA tests focused on health. Here’s what you can learn from them.

Ancestry's new products will test for heart conditions, inherited cancers, and carrier status for conditions like cystic fibrosis.
BRCA is a blood test that tests for changes in breast cancer susceptibility genes.

9 myths you should know about the BRCA tests

The BRCA test for breast and ovarian cancer risk has a lot of misconceptions surrounding it. Here's what you should know, according to experts.

Angelina Jolie shed light on a genetic mutation tied to breast cancer risk — now 23andMe will test you for it, but scientists are worried

The genetics company 23andMe recently got FDA approval to add information on breast-cancer risk in its test. But the results could be dangerously misleading.
Submitting a sample for a DNA test.

Genetic experts have a message for anyone thinking of taking 23andMe’s new breast cancer test

Genetic counselors, who help people navigate tests, have concerns about how those who have taken the test will interpret their results.

23andMe can now tell you about your breast cancer risk

23andMe will now offer the first direct-to-consumer test to tell you about your genetic risk for cancer. Typically, such tests require a prescription.