Are You and Your Primary Care Doc Ready to Talk About Your DNA? – The Washington Post via Kaiser Health News

Read article - Quotes H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about how the Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System will offer DNA sequencing to 1,000 patients to test for genetic mutations that increases your risk for a treatable medical condition. Welch expresses concerns about the cascading effect of expensive and potentially harmful medical treatment when a genetic risk is identified. (Picked up by NPR and NHPR.)