Cigna to require counseling prior to some genetic tests

by jeeg 26. July 2013 21:38
The health insurer Cigna Corp. will begin requiring patients who are at risk for breast cancer, colorectal cancer syndromes or Long QT syndrome and are considering genetic testing to first receive genetic counseling, in an effort to reduce inappropriate utilization of genetic tests.By first requ... [More]

The Case for Paternalism in Genetic Testing

by jeeg 15. January 2013 22:13
“So,” the journalist interviewing me asked, “you are for paternalism, then?”   Pause.  I feel the linguistic walls closing in on me.  Are you for paternalism?  Are you against life?  When did you stop beating your wife? The case against pater... [More]
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