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If there is a disease history in a person's family and a genetic test exists for that disease, should the person take the test?

Yes
Only if a treatment for the condition exists
No
Not sure

Should people be told that they are genetically at risk of developing a serious illness regardless of whether or not they request the information?

Yes
Only if a treatment for the condition exists
No
Not sure

Along with their other medical records, should the genetic profiles of elected officials be available to the public?

Yes
No
Not sure

Should employers be entitled to genetically test their employees?

Yes
No
Not sure

If it is known that a given set of workplace conditions may pose risks for individuals with certain genetic makeups, should employees be subject to mandatory genetic testing if they are unwilling to move to another department?

Yes
No
Not sure

If people who are considering adoption request that the child in question be genetically screened, should the adoption agency fulfill that request?

Yes
No
Not sure


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