Genetic Alliance

23andMe Supports Better Access to Health Records

October 22, 2012
The Genetic Alliance, a nonprofit health advocacy organization, is asking for support to expand people’s right to their own health information by giving them direct access to their clinical laboratory...
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Understanding GINA

June 10, 2010
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, or GINA, is U.S. federal legislation that protects Americans from discrimination (in health insurance and employment decisions) on the basis of genetic information. GINA was...
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The Importance of Family Health History

September 16, 2008
I’m a bad patient. Every time I go to a doctor she asks, “Do you have a family history of any diseases?” I’m ashamed to say that my answer is...
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