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Ethical and Legal Challenges Posed by the Implementation of AI Applications in the Healthcare Setting

Healthcare institutions are implementing artificial intelligence (AI) at a rapid pace. The hope is that AI will improve the quality of care and reduce costs in the long run. However, the deployment…


Neurobehavioral Genetic Testing in Children: How Much Should We Know?

Recent advances in genetics have yielded important insights into the etiology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs). Professional societies such as the…


Who Are We Now? Genetics, Genomics, and the Question of the Human

“We used to think our fate was in the stars,” quipped James Watson in a Time magazine piece announcing the Human Genome Project (HGP). “Now we know, in large measure, our fate is in our genes.”…


How Literature and Film Shape and Reflect Public Attitudes toward Genetics

Powerful works of art enrich our understanding of the issues that matter most in our lives—not least in controversial areas of the biosciences. By exploring the dense cultural networks that shape…


Social Norms in Selective Reproduction: Implications for the Wide Offer of Genetic Screening Technologies

The ability to offer genetic information to inform reproductive decisions, for example through reproductive genetic carrier screening, expanded prenatal testing, or preimplantation embryo screening,…


Expanded Carrier Screening (ECS): Clinical and Ethical Considerations for Genetic Counseling

Targeted carrier screening began over 50 years ago with a focus on populations at increased risk for specific genetic conditions based on patient-reported racial, ethnic, or ancestral background. As…

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