The Brave New World of Health Testing

The "worried well" are doing whatever they can to uncover disease before it takes its toll. But does their detective work yield more questions than answers?

By Susan Ince
Meanwhile, "We should be bringing critical ethical thinking to the table in parallel with any new tests as they’re being developed," Illes says. "But in the absence of quality controls and clinical trial results, we urge caution on everybody’s end."Susan Ince frequently writes for MORE magazine.Originally published in MORE magazine, May 2004.

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