Should Life Insurers Have Access to Genetic Test Results? And Should this Debate Make You Run and Hide from Genetic Testing?

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Should Life Insurers Have Access to Genetic Test Results? And Should this Debate Make You Run and Hide from Genetic Testing?

This week JAMA published a viewpoint on whether life insurers should have access to genetic test results and, understandably, it unearthed some long-standing fears about genetic discrimination. We do have protection from some forms of such discrimination under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), enacted in 2008. GINA provides protection against the use of genetic…

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