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Genetic Discrimination and Misuse of Genetic Information: Areas of Possible Discrimination, Current Legislation, and Potential Limitations

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The emergence and the rapid development of various genetic technologies and their incorporation into precision medicine have greatly expanded medicine’s capabilities. At the same time, concerns about the availability and dissemination of vast amounts of personally relevant data have focused attention on potential problems of genetic discrimination. Over the past three decades, concerns about genetic discrimination Read More >

Posted on by Seon Gyu Lee, W. David Dotson, and Leonard Ortmann, Office of Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaTags ,