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She Got a Hysterectomy Because of Family History. Then She Found Out She Was Adopted.

Consumer genetic testing is resulting in some truly traumatic medical surprises

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InIn her early fifties, Linda Minten began experiencing symptoms of what her doctor believed might be ovarian cancer. She was bloated, bleeding, and in pain. An ultrasound was inconclusive…

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Libby Copeland

Libby Copeland

Libby Copeland, author of The Lost Family, is an award-winning journalist who has written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Atlantic.