Personalized genetic testing

    More and more companies are popping up offering to test your genes for diseases. It is what they call “personalized medicine”. But where does all this information leave consumers with so few treatment options currently available? And what are some of the bioethical issues raised by genetic profiling? We talk with medical journalist JEANNE LENZER, MICHAEL CHRISTMAN, President and CEO of Coriell Institute for Medical Research and KATHY HUDSON, director of the Genetics and Public Policy Center at The Johns Hopkins University.
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