Pros And Cons Of Genetic Mapping

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What is the major concern with the path that genetic mapping could take us down? • Although genetic mapping can help us to better understand the human body, diseases, and other genetic conditions, there are some drawbacks. On specific drawback would be the fact that genetic discrimination could occur. If people know that they are more susceptible to develop a disease in their lifetime or are a carrier for a disease and could possibly pass it on to their children, they may be less likely to engage in certain activities and alters their life in a negative way. This could affect whether or not you get hired, who you get into a relationship with, and even the type of insurance coverage you are offered (although the Affordable Care Act prohibits
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