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GINA protects Americans from discrimination based on their genetic information in both health insurance (Title I) and employment (Title II). Title I amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), through the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), as well as the Social Security Act, to prohibit health insurers from engaging in genetic discrimination.

GINA protects Americans from discrimination based on their genetic information in both health insurance (Title I) and employment (Title II). Title I amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), through the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), as well as the Social Security Act, to prohibit health insurers from engaging in genetic discrimination.

Gov't admits rotavirus vaccine causes intussusception, adds it to injury compensation program

Image: Doctors whitewash killing of infant who died after 8 simultaneous vaccinations

School Accused Of "Genetic Discrimination" After Excluding Student Because Of His DNA - A potentially landmark legal case is currently underway in the U.S., with a middle school in Palo Alto, California, having been accused of “genetic discrimination” against a student. Though a district court initially dismissed the lawsuit in 2013, an appeal has now been filed which, if successful, could set a new legal precedent regarding the ways in which people’s genetic information can be accessed and…

A potentially landmark legal case is currently underway in the U., with a middle school in Palo Alto, California, having been accused of “genetic discrim

Like all disease, breast cancer does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, identity or even social status. Still, according to experts, some are at more risk than others. “The people most at risk for breast cancer are people that have genetic mutations that increase their risk for breast ca...Like all disease, breast cancer does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, identity or even social status. Still, according to experts, some are at more risk than others. “The people…

Like all disease, breast cancer does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, identity or even social status. Still, according to experts, some are at more risk than others. “The people most at risk for breast cancer are people that have genetic mutations that increase their risk for breast ca...Like all disease, breast cancer does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, identity or even social status. Still, according to experts, some are at more risk than others. “The people…

Americans Unwittingly Subject Themselves To Genetic Discrimination

Americans Unwittingly Subject Themselves To Genetic Discrimination

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DNA Got a Kid Kicked Out of School—And It'll Happen Again

The genetic discrimination future is here. DNA got a kid kicked out of school

Exceptional and rapid accumulation of anthropogenic debris on one of the worlds most remote and pristine islands

Popular plan for renewable energy used invalid modeling tools contained modeling errors and made implausible and inadequately supported assumptions.

Google searches show how inequality leads to riskier behavior. New study suggests peoples awareness of income inequality pushes them to take financial risks such as gambling or taking out risky loans more often in a likely unsuccessful effort to catch up to the mega-rich

For blacks in America the gap in neighborhood poverty has declined faster than segregation. This resulted primarily from narrowing differences between blacks and whites as opposed to narrowing differences between blacks and Hispanics or blacks and Asians.

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Our Mission The CCGF/CCEG is a coalition of organizations dedicated to preventing genetic discrimination for all Canadians. The Coalition is deeply concerned about discrimination against individual…

For about five years, I had no health insurance. During that time I was busy trying to launch a new Non-Profit organization which was focused on genetic discrimination and then stood as a candidate...

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For about five years, I had no health insurance. During that time I was busy trying to launch a new Non-Profit organization which was focused on genetic discrimination and then stood as a candidate.

Police state genetic discrimination now a reality as California boy kicked out of school because of his DNA

Whooping cough outbreak strikes school with unvaccinated child. what happened next will never be reported by the CDC

Canadas New Genetic Discrimination Law Will Prevent a Gattaca Future  But insurance companies say its unconstitutional.

Canada’s New Genetic Discrimination Law Will Prevent a ‘Gattaca’ Future – But insurance companies say it’s unconstitutional.

Canadas New Genetic Discrimination Law Will Prevent a Gattaca Future - But insurance companies say it's unconstitutional.

Researchers used fMRI with representational similarity analysis to search for a neural code consistent with semantic false memory. They found clear evidence that false memories emerge from a similarity-based neural code in the temporal pole - region that has been called the semantic hub of the brain

People with low alcohol tolerance also have excellent self-control as a study published Tuesday in PNAS on alcohol-intolerant undergrads points out. Not only are they good at saying no to alcohol theyre good at saying no to other vices as well.

(Canada) Liberal backbenchers defy cabinet wishes and vote to enact genetic discrimination law

(Canada) Liberal backbenchers defy cabinet wishes and vote to enact genetic discrimination law

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