"It is truly the first civil rights act of the 21st century." The words of Sen. Judd Gregg, Republican of New Hampshire, struck an optimistic note in 2008. After 12 years of struggle, congressional action to protect Americans from genetic discrimination was providing a rare respite in a period of growing partisan rancor.
Protecting our civil rights in the era of digital health
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