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Commercial DNA Testing Creates Need to Protect Biometric Data

Kelly Straub, MPA, Staff Writer,┬áBrief Policy Perspectives Has your DNA been compromised? The recent rise in popularity of commercial DNA testing companies is transforming the medical field, but few consumers are aware of the privacy implications of using these services. Since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized commercial genetic testing for hereditary diseases in […]