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Dispensed: Dispatches from Davos, updates from the upcoming One Medical IPO, and meet the newest member of the BI healthcare team

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter. This week, layoffs at 23andMe, and work begins on a coronavirus vaccine.

23andMe just laid off 100 employees as the DNA-testing ‘fad’ ends

DNA-testing giant 23andMe is laying off about 14% of its staff as sales of consumer genetics tests failed to take off the way companies expected.
Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson

Dispensed: Sanofi’s new plan, UnitedHealth’s growing bet on medical care, and why Anthem isn’t getting into the primary care busines...

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The career rise of Susan Wojcicki, who rented her garage to Google’s founders in 1998 and is now the CEO of YouTube

In 1998, Susan Wojcicki rented her garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page for $1,700 a month. The next year, she joined Google as its 16th employee.

Google cofounder Sergey Brin is stepping down as Alphabet’s president. Take a look inside his eccentric and wildly successful life.

Sergey Brin cofounded Google with Larry Page more than 20 years ago, and announced this week that he's stepping down as Alphabet's president.

Several popular DNA kits are up to 50% off on Cyber Monday, including 23andMe and AncestryDNA

Updated 11/30/19 at 3:30 pm ET: DNA kits are on sale during Cyber Monday. Here are the best deals on 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and more.

Dispensed: The state of the consumer genetics market, a thorny issue facing Medicare for All, and a very Happy Thanksgiving to you all

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I’ve taken DNA tests from Ancestry and 23andMe. Here’s the one critical thing you need to know before you buy a kit.

I've taken 23andMe and Ancestry's genetic tests. I wish I'd fully realized how much my ancestry results might change before taking the tests.
A DNA testing kit.

Dispensed: Ancestry’s big move into healthcare, digital health’s disruption of addiction treatment, and investors’ multi-billion-dol...

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An Ancestry test kit.

Ancestry just came out with 2 new DNA tests focused on health. Here’s what you can learn from them.

Ancestry's new products will test for heart conditions, inherited cancers, and carrier status for conditions like cystic fibrosis.