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Genetic birth defects are more common than formerly thought / Lee Bowman
Nonprofit organizations can have a positive impact on genetic disorders / Richard H. Carmona
Siblings of children with genetic disorders may develop behavioral problems / Penelope Ross and Monica Cuskelly
Families may find hope through children with genetic disorders / John C. McGinley as told to Tom Groneberg
Society is becoming more accepting of individuals with genetic disorders / Susan Brink
The U. S. military practices genetic discrimination / Karen Kaplan
Society should not be asked to sacrifice for those with genetic disorders / Fred E. Foldvary
People with genetic disorders can become productive members of society / Westchester County Business Journal
Children with disorders need special education / Mark Richert
Children with disorders can be integrated into mainstream school districts / Joetta Sack-Min
Newborn screening for developmental disabilities can be beneficial / Bruce K. Lin and Alan R. Fleischman
Prenatal testing for adult-onset conditions is not beneficial / Bonnie Steinbock
Aborting a fetus with a genetic disorder is a personal decision / Amy Harmon
It is not acceptable to abort fetuses showing Down Syndrome / Patricia E. Bauer
Prenatal testing for genetic disorders dehumanizes all who have disorders / Ramesh Ponnuru
Prenatal testing for genetic disorders should not be equated with eugenics / Ruth Schwartz Cowan
Prenatal gene manipulation has many advantages / Ronald M. Green
Genetic advancements may not meet expectations / Jim Manzi
Gene therapy could eradicate genetic disorders / Ramez Naam
Science surrounding genetic testing for psychiatric disorders is still evolving / Harvard Mental Health Letter
Stem cell research is vital to finding cures for genetic disorders / John Greenwald and Jayne Mackta
Embryonic stem cell research poses ethical considerations / William Sutherland.
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