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Informed Consent and Medical Research

Special | 7m 22s

"Blood samples are sacred," says Carlotta Taluci, a Havasupai Indian, and "a major part of our spiritual, cultural, and religious identity." The tribe was recently involved in a dispute that raised ethical questions about research subjects and the use of genetic material.

Aired: 06/25/10

Rating: NR

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