Getting Your Microbes Analyzed Raises Big Privacy Issues

NPR- November 4, 2013

Volunteers in these projects disclose lots of very personal stuff about their health, their daily habits and their families. It’s all supposed to be kept strictly confidential, but there’s no way to guarantee that these days, Greely said. Revealing any kind of personal health information could cause a variety of problems, including difficulties getting jobs, long-term care insurance or life insurance.

Life offers many ways to slug you.
Here’s just one more designed to bug you.

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