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DNA database could help predict your disease — then get you fired
by David Lazarus
Los Angeles Times
October 14th, 2016
Precision medicine raises the disturbing prospect of genetic haves and have-nots, and of discrimination based not on race, age or gender but on health.
Doctors Dig for More Data About Patients
by Melanie Evans
Wall Street Journal
September 25th, 2016
In the name of improving treatment, some hospitals are buying their patients' consumer and financial data from third-party brokers.
White House science advisers urge Justice Dept., judges to raise forensic standards
by Spencer S. Hsu
September 20th, 2016
A new report cautions that widely used methods to trace complex DNA samples to criminal defendants fall short of scientific standards.
Why we need a law to prevent genetic discrimination
by Yvonne Bombard, Ronald Cohn & Stephen Scherer
The Globe and Mail [Canada]
September 19th, 2016
After unanimous passage through Canada's Senate, a bill on genetic discrimination is now before the House of Commons.
DNA Dragnet: In Some Cities, Police Go From Stop-and-Frisk to Stop-and-Spit
by Lauren Kirchner
September 12th, 2016
Private police DNA databases are multiplying, and are subject to no state or federal regulation or oversight.
Why India’s New Surrogacy Bill Is Bad For Women
by Sharmila Rudrappa
The Huffington Post
August 26th, 2016
In an attempt to regulate surrogacy, the bill has further deregulated the industry and opened the possibilities for deeper harms to working class women.
New Surrogacy Bill Bars Married Couples with Kids, NRIs, Gays, Live-ins, Foreigners
by Express News Service
The Indian Express
August 25th, 2016
The draft bill permits only "altruistic surrogacy" for childless couples who have been married for at least five years.
'Activist judge' compares surrogacy to human trafficking
by Daniel Bice
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
July 24th, 2016
The couple was forced to take second and third mortgages out on their home, but they were finally granted parental rights.
Frozen Eggs and Heated Debates
by Angel Petropanagos,
July 12th, 2016
What’s missing and what’s misrepresented in public debates about social egg freezing?
A Nation Ruled by Science Is a Terrible Idea
by Jeffrey Guhin
July 5th, 2016
Logic and rationality can erase the nuances of people's lives.
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