Editor’s note 2/6/2013: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November 22, 2013 will still be able to see their health reports, but those who purchased after that time will only have access to ancestry information as well as access to their uninterpreted raw data. These new customers may receive health reports in the future dependent on FDA marketing authorization.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman, the chief medical editor at NBC News, explores both her and members of her family’s genetics on the Today Show.
The good doctor joked that she had a “boring genome,” but the segment does a lot to explain some of the reasons one would want to explore their own DNA for health or ancestry. Here’s the piece.
The piece that aired is also paired with an online story about genetic testing for health and a video of excerpts from Dr. Snyderman’s conversation with our CEO and Co-founder Anne Wojcicki.