Research shows that women overestimate their risk of cancer and overestimate the potential of dying of cancer. This anxiety may prompt women to seek aggressive interventions even when they do not have cancer

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You might not want to know all of your health results. With comments from our Leila Jamal.

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In December 2013, Erika Stallings called to make an appointment to take the BRCA test and was told she first needed to meet with a genetic counselor. The first available appointment was the following May. This five-month wait was unexpected and unwelcome

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Our Leila Jamal argues that, “we must keep the big picture in sight, and not let a tiff between the FDA and 23andMe hinder creative new ways of communicating and teaching about human genomics”

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