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Medicine: Genetic Testing #904403

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) Concern over genetic testing that can show predisposition to a disease examined; details given of a proposed bill. [Patient Kate BARRAZZ‡- cites her family’s cancer history.] [Emory University genetic counselor Andy FAUCETT†- says fear stops people from using testing that would be beneficial.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY – says no American should be denied health insurance or be fired because of genetic testing.] [US Chamber of Commerce Michael EASTMAN†- says the bill lacks a common sense approach.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom
Duration:
00:02:10

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