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1. The most interesting part of Time was the sentence stating, “a majority of doctors in a recent survey predicted that more testing will trigger higher costs…” This was fascinating to me because this sentence contrasts with Dr. Armstrong’s passage that claimed genomics will work towards reducing costs and improvement of patient outcome. It truly showed the divide in mindset amongst professionals.
2. After reading the two opinion pieces I found myself agreeing more with Gail Javitt’s proposal. This is due to the fact there is variation of risk amongst the tests. Rather than removing DTC completely, I think it would be fair to assess what should be sold over the counter like a pregnancy test and what should be only attainable through one’s healthcare
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