CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 23, 1996
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(Columbus, Ohio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The provision in today's Senate health legislation that would ban employers and insurance companies from using genetic screening to deny employment outlined. [Father John TURNER - comments on Blue Cross insurance company's denial of health insurance to his son Jacob due to his possession of a gene that causes heart failure.] [Dr. Paul BILLINGS - says the gene doesn't mean one will get sick.] [Council for Responsbile Genetics Wendy McGOODWIN, NIH Human Genome Project Dr. Francis COLLINS, Health Insurance Association of America Harvie RAYMOND, Blue Cross of California Dr. Lee HARTMAN - comment.]
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