The Pros of Prenatal Genetic Testing

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The Pros of Prenatal Genetic Testing Many medical advances are being made today in the area of genetics. One of the most talked about is prenatal genetic testing. The purpose of prenatal genetic testing is to obtain information on a baby's health before they are born. This new technology will definitely improve the quality of human life. Diseases will be diminished and through new advances some diseases might even be eliminated. Children will be at less risk to have major health problems in their lives adding positively to their life experience. Prenatal genetic testing will also affects society as a whole. Many people have a negative outlook on prenatal genetic testing but that is because they are not educated on the goals and actual applications of the technology. They feel that the technology may be abused. One fear is that insurance companies may obtain genetic records and deny service based on those records. But there are laws to protect people from such discrimination. People also fear that the means for genetically altering fetuses will soon be available. This tec...
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