Ancestry just came out with 2 new DNA tests focused on health. Here’s what you can learn from them.
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Genealogy giant Ancestry is getting into the business of healthcare. On Tuesday, the company announced two health products: AncestryHealth Core and AncestryHealth Plus, which can help users of the company's DNA test get a sense of their family health history. AncestryHealth Core will cost $149 — or $49 if users have already taken an Ancestry test — while Plus will cost $199, and additional quarterly updates after the first six months will cost $49 fee every six months. Here's what's included in the reports. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.For the first time, family-history website Ancestry will tell you about your genetic health.
On Tuesday, the 36-year-old firm known for its family tree resources announced that it'll offer two new products: AncestryHealth Core and AncestryHealth Plus.
Both will provide information like carrier status for genetic conditions, cancer risk and wellness reports and can help users get a sense of their family health history as well as ancestry.
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