023 - Direct-to-Consumer DNA Testing and Homeopathy | The Body of Evidence

023 - Direct-to-Consumer DNA Testing and Homeopathy

Would you like to know if you are the carrier of a horrible disease? With direct-to-consumer DNA testing, you can now bypass your doctor and see the results for yourself! But is there wisdom in choosing the DIY route? And is the information useful... or self-evident? Plus: a taste of our interview with the CBC's Erica Johnson on getting Health Canada approval for a fake remedy, and will poinsettias kill Fido this holiday season?

Vox pop by Thanos Michailopoulos (@ThanosMic).

Jingle by Jillian Kate.

Additional music by Kevin MacLeod.

Theme music: "Troll of the Mountain Swing" by the Underscore Orkestra.