“Facebook Violates Trust of ‘Private’ Patient Groups”

Genetic counselor Ellen Matloff describes a recent data breach that could have revealed patient names and health information of individuals participating in online support groups for individuals with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

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In the News: “A Fertility Doctor Used His Sperm on Unwitting Women…”

The New York Times published this article, “A Fertility Doctor Used His Sperm on Unwitting Women. Their Children Want Answers” (30 August 2018). Many of these children came to realize the doctor’s actions after using direct-to-consumer ancestry testing like 23andMe.

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Special CDC-NIH Collaborative Webinar

Precision Medicine and Health Disparities: The Promise and Perils of Emerging Technologies

October 11, 2017: 3:00-4:00 pm EDT

For more information and free registration, click here.