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Don’t Get Your Kids’ Genes Sequenced Just to Keep Up

ww2.kqed.org — You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Don't Get Your Kids' Genes Sequenced Just To Keep Up

wvpublic.org — You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Don't Get Your Kids' Genes Sequenced Just To Keep Up

wlrn.org — You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Don't Get Your Kids' Genes Sequenced Just To Keep Up

wabe.org — You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Don't Get Your Kids' Genes Sequenced Just To Keep Up

kcur.org — You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Don't Get Your Kids' Genes Sequenced Just To Keep Up

kalw.org — You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Don't Get Your Kids' Genes Sequenced Just To Keep Up

npr.org — You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Don't Get Your Kids' Genes Sequenced Just To Keep Up

wnyc.org — · by Nancy Shute From You can now order genetic tests off the Internet and get your child's genome sequenced for less than the cost of a new car. The question is, should you? Almost certainly not, according to the American Society for Human Genetics, which released a position paper Thursday intended to give parents some help navigating the dizzying world of genetic tests.

Pediatricians Say School Should Start Later For Teens' Health

npr.org — Many parents have pushed for a later start to the school day for teenagers, with limited success. But parents just got a boost from the nation's pediatricians, who say that making middle and high schoolers start classes before 8:30 a.m. threatens children's' health, safety and academic performance.

Antipsychotics Too Often Prescribed For Aggression In Children

wabe.org — Powerful antipsychotic medications are being used to treat children and teenagers with ADHD, aggression and behavior problems, a study finds, even though safer treatments are available and should be used first. "There's been concern that these medications have been overused, particularly in young children," says Mark Olfson, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University who led the study.
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