One aspect of the downfall of Theranos is the blood-testing company’s leveraging of the Do-It-Yourself ethos to promote its product. Theranos provides consumers with a menu of more than 200 low-cost diagnostic blood tests for an array of drugs, ailments, deficiencies and diseases. It’s legal to order blood tests without consulting a doctor in about two dozen states. But should you?
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