23andMe Christmas Gifts Reunite Mother and Son

December 22, 2020
By Amanda McCorquodaleFor Christmas a few years ago, Tami Hawley’s brother gave her a 23andMe kit, a life-changing gift that ultimately connected her to the son she’d given up for...
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23andMe Employees Hear from Customers 

December 16, 2020
Clockwise from upper left, 23andMe’s Jhulianna Cintron, the moderator for this year’s customer panel, with Kimberly (upper left), Jason, and Lynn. This holiday, 23andMe invited three customers to join us...
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Insights from 23andMe’s Study of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

December 11, 2020
In July, 23andMe launched a large-scale study of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a serious disease that scars the lungs for reasons that scientists have yet to understand.23andMe currently has more...
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Preliminary Results from the Parkinson’s Impact Baseline Survey

December 10, 2020
By Eli Chanoff, 23andMe Research AssociateParkinson’s disease (PD) has been a central focus of 23andMe’s research since our company’s early years. Over more than a decade, we have grown a...
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23andMe’s COVID-19 Information Center

December 02, 2020
Even with promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it will likely be many months before they are widely available. This means that we must continue to do what we can...
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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

November 27, 2020
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using...
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Take Some Time With Family for Your Health

November 25, 2020
This Thanksgiving will be different than almost any other. With the pandemic still raging, many people are skipping in-person family gatherings. A recent survey commissioned by 23andMe indicates that fewer...
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DNA testing companies should be clear about what it means to have “Native American DNA”*

November 20, 2020
By Samantha Ancona Esselmann, Ph.D., a 23andMe Ancestry Product ScientistThe genetic ancestry testing industry† is younger than Facebook.Since the mid-aughts, around 35 million people have “done their DNA,” and as...
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23andMe Introduces Genetics Bingo Game to Help Families Connect Over the Holidays

November 18, 2020
The virtual game offers a fun way to learn about traits you may not know are genetically influencedIf you’re like us, you love to play games with your family over...
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How a Health Report Became a Wake-Up Call for Healthier Habits

November 17, 2020
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so we wanted to share Bob’s story with you about how learning about his genetic risk for type 2 diabetes gave him the motivation...
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