Thanks to all of you who did some research after last week’s blog. You guys rock! It wasn’t even an issue I had thought about asking for help with and yet you jumped in anyway. 656 more words
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Françoise Baylis discusses the response of the Canadian insurance industry to Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination. 804 more words
Family history and some inherited genetic mutations affect breast cancer risk in both men and women. Having an immediate family member (a parent, sibling or child) with a history of breast cancer increases your own risk of breast cancer. 649 more words
There’s more fish than dog in our Gwenny’s background.
I got a text one January morning last year from my husband that included a picture of a puppy. 1,958 more words
OTTAWA — When parliament reconvenes in Ottawa next week, a controversial Senate bill dealing with genetic testing and discrimination may prove dead on arrival.
Bill S-201, which seeks to entrench privacy rights around Canadians’ genetic information, will go to second reading just days after the House reconvenes — but its sponsor in the House of Commons, Liberal MP Rob Oliphant, isn’t sure his government will let it proceed. 505 more words