Houseofficers' reactions to media coverage about the sequencing of the human genome.

@article{Geller2003HouseofficersRT,
  title={Houseofficers' reactions to media coverage about the sequencing of the human genome.},
  author={Gail Geller and Ellen S. Tambor and Barbara A. Bernhardt and Joann E Rodgers and Neil A Tony Holtzman},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={2211-20}
}
After the announcement that sequencing of the human genome was nearly complete, media coverage was extensive. In light of ample evidence that the media are a primary source of health and science information, even for health professionals, media portrayals are often inaccurate or misleading, and discoveries that emanate from sequencing the human genome are likely to influence future health care, it is important to assess physicians' interpretations of media coverage about the human genome… CONTINUE READING