Is Personalized Medicine Safe?

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Silicon Valley startups are marketing blood tests they say empower consumers. Some companies say their tests can detect everything from high cholesterol levels to serious diseases. But many medical professionals are concerned about the accuracy of these tests. We discuss the proliferation and safety of direct-to-consumer medical testing.


Credits

Guests:
Pieter Cohen - Harvard Medical School, Gil Blander - InsiderTracker

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Sarah Sweeney