Corpus ID: 157394760

Genetic Exceptionalism: Genetic Information and Public Policy

  title={Genetic Exceptionalism: Genetic Information and Public Policy},
  author={Amanda K. Sarata},
  • Amanda K. Sarata
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • This report provides an overview of the nature of genetic information and its implications for individuals, family, and society. Individuals utilize genetic information to guide health care and other decisions, when possible, and may experience anxiety as a result of genetic test results. Genetic test results for an individual may often be informative for other close family members and thus influence their care decisions. Society must grapple with the effect genetic information may have on our… CONTINUE READING

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