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General Genetic Testing
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Oregon Public Broadcasting. 1997. A Question of Genes: Inherited Risks. For more information, contact Oregon Public Broadcasting at 800-440-2651.
Schwerin, Noel. 2003. Bloodlines: Technology Hits Home. For more information, see http://www.pbs.org/bloodlines .