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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


Risky Business: Genetic Discrimination & Insurance

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

Law & Policy

23andMe's Anne Wojcicki has a plan to include better genetic data from people of color

One of the first consumer genetic testing companies, 23andMe says it aims to be at the forefront in gathering genetically diverse data throughout the world. 600 more words


Breast Cancer Education: Genetic Testing for Those at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

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

Breast Cancer

From bad to worse

This week I can say that I have pushed beyond new levels of crazy. It is finally dawning on me that my son has a disability and he will not be able to live the life I have dreamed of, For example day care, school, birthday parties, football games etc.  775 more words

Why Does My Dog Do That? Using Wisdom Panel Genetics To Aid In Understanding & Training Your Pet

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

American Staffordshire Terrier

Bill that would ensure privacy for genetic information may fail over lack of Liberal support

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