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A DNA test provided by 23andMe of Mountain View. (CBS)

Google-Backed Genetic Testing Company 23andMe Faces Class Action Lawsuit

Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley startup misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA test kit.

12/04/2013

A DNA test provided by 23andMe of Mountain View. (CBS)

Bay Area Company’s $99 DNA Test Sparks Healthcare Revolution

For $99, and a little bit of spit, a Bay Area company is providing a health care revolution. The revolution comes in the form of a test that arrives at your home in a little box.

11/23/2013

A doctor performs a dental exam at Children’s Hospital Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Parents Having Baby Teeth Pulled, Stored For Stem Cells

We’ve all heard stem cells hold great promise for curing disease. Now an easy new way to get stem cells has some people taking their children to the dentist to get their baby teeth pulled.

11/22/2011

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