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Bioethics Panel Urges Stronger Privacy Rules for Genomic DataReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare

Posted Oct 11 2012 12:00am

A report from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues calls for federal and state governments to adopt consistent regulations to protect the privacy and security of individuals’ genomic data. Amy Gutmann, chair of the commission, said that nearly half of states lack laws protecting individuals from having their DNA sequenced without their consent. USA Today et al.

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