http://ugtimes.com/2014/06/content/science-and-technology/why-dna-will-soon-define-healthcare/

http://ugtimes.com/2014/06/content/science-and-technology/why-dna-will-soon-define-healthcare/

The role of DNA in the future of healthcare. 

AKA personalized medicine. Which can be a good or bad thing. Good because it’ll help in refining the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of a patient. Bad because insurance companies can use the information from an individual’s genome to deny certain aspects of healthcare (or charge more, or find another loophole to make access to that specific service difficult for that individual). 

Thoughts? 

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Master's student in chemical engineering with a B.S. in chemical engineering as well. Loves chemistry, math, increasing diversity in STEM, politics, and public health advocacy. Loves reading, writing, and being active -- mentally and physically.

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