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16 May, 2010 02:49

Testing your DNA at home: are you ready?

The U.S. maker of a genetic testing kit has announced this week that it would be sold in drugstores for the first time.

However, the Walgreens drugstore chain has backed off the plan after U.S. officials said the kit needs to be tested first.

Lori Harfenist has been finding out if people in New York think consumers are ready for this new step forward in the age of “personalized medicine.”