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Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

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The Nuance

The health choices you make today could affect the expression of your kids’ (and grandkids’) DNA — and maybe their risk for disease

Illustration: Kieran Blakey


This genetic counselor helps people cope with family surprises

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The Nuance

Genetic tests promise to optimize your workouts, but the science hasn’t caught up

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The Nuance

Nutritional genomics would mean the end of dietary guesswork, but science hasn’t quite caught up to the hype

Image: Nanette Hoogslag/Ikon Images/Getty

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