Genetic testing of kids could pose a dilemma

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In the next two decades, parents are expected to have new options to test their children for genetic traits that raise the odds they will contract any number of conditions, such type 2 diabetes, depression and possibly autism, experts suggested last week. Those breakthroughs are expected to push parents deeper into the ethically fuzzy world […]

  • Tom Hall

    Genetic testing is a tool and still in early development. If a person has a genetic predisposition to a future health problem and there is no cure and/or it`s unpalatable surely for the benefit for others/all it`s better to face the reality so something can be done about it. To stick your head in the sand for whatever reason is the unethical part.