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the act or an instance of distinguishing

the ability to distinguish, especially to recognize small differences or draw fine distinctions

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15) Anita Silvers & Michael Ashley Stein, An Equality Paradigm for Prevent ing Genetic Discrimination, 55 VAND.
In 1991, in a study paper on human dignity and genetics commissioned by the Canadian Law Reform Commission, legal scholar Bartha Knoppers suggested that "the very nature of private insurance legitimates discrimination" (45) and that while waiting for genetic education to be ensured at all levels of society, "we may need a specific legal prohibition on genetic discrimination.
HIPAA is going to provide a lot of protection to consumers but it will not address this specific genetic discrimination issue within the insurance industry," Buelow says.
By passing legislation this year that protects Americans from genetic discrimination, Congress will take an important step to do just that.
Nevertheless, the results are likely to add to the pressure for government regulations forbidding genetic discrimination.
Legislations to Fight Genetic Discrimination in the US
Although genetic discrimination has never been documented, this law will help ease patients' and families' concerns.
These proceedings of the March 2007 meeting of the National Cancer Policy Forum of the Institute of Medicine includes papers developed in workshops in response to a decade of genetic testing for certain cancers and recent legislation against genetic discrimination passed by the US Congress.
The frequency of genetic discrimination has been difficult to document, but it's clear that fear of discrimination has been a barrier to genetic services for some, said Dr.
The frequency of genetic discrimination has been hard to document, but fear of discrimination clearly has been a barrier to genetic services for some patients, said Dr.
The President's Proposal for Genetic Discrimination Misses the Point"
We've asked them, and not one of them has had an episode of genetic discrimination in the workplace or their insurance," the oncologist continued.
Forum presentations and breakout sessions focused on topics including medical uses of genetic information, racial profiling and DNA evidence, behavior and genetics, and genetic discrimination related to employment and insurability.