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Protecting Your DNA: The Unraveling of Privacy in Genetic Testing

When one saliva sample can reveal anything from a customer’s hair color to their risk of Alzheimer’s, it is understandable that each individual would want to protect this information. GINA’s broad jurisdiction in the workplace and in health insurance as well as constitutional rights to privacy provide such security; but holes in GINA’s jurisdiction and a lack of court precedent also remind us that genetic privacy is not guaranteed.

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