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‘Swab As Many People As Possible’

Genetic lab pays doctors to push dubious tests, employees say. Proove has grown rapidly by tapping into the public angst over surging opioid addiction. It is one of many companies touting personalized DNA-based tests backed by little or no credible scientific data showing their reliability. That’s because a regulatory loophole has left huge swaths of the genetic testing industry largely free of government oversight

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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