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A move by the Food and Drug Administration that effectively shut down marketing of health data in a genetic test aimed at consumers may be part of a wider move to increase regulation of the industry.

The change could have widespread implications, both for people who may be interested in information about their genetic makeup and for health care professionals who are increasingly using high-tech diagnostics to fight disease. A 2012 report by UnitedHealth Group found that the U.S. is currently spending more than $5 billion annually on genetic testing, and that number may increase to $25 billion by 2021.

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