CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Edie Magnus) Question of genetic testing for inherited diseases, such as Huntington's chorea, examined; case studies cited. [Attorney Sally SPALDING - talks about fact that she will get it.] [Dr. Nancy WEXLER - explains why she refuses to be tested.] Implications of insurance companies now looking at genetic test results and of doctors having a financial interest in genetic laboratories outlined. [Dr. Paul BILLINGS - predicts development of an underclass.] [Genetic tester Dr. Joseph SHULMAN - backs screening.]
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