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Avera unveils new genetic program

Avera Queen of Peace Health Services plans to release additional information today about a new genetics program being called a “remarkable breakthrough.”

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Avera officials declined to release information ahead of advertisements published today in Mitchell and Sioux Falls, but plan to speak with reporters today. The advertisement, on Page A8 of today’s Daily Republic print edition, says “Avera is one of the first in the country to offer the remarkable breakthrough of cracking your genetic code by unlocking the science behind how you process and respond to pain medication after orthopedic surgery.”

The ad says appointments will be available for the new service in Mitchell and Sioux Falls.