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Educational Resources
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) is federal legislation that makes it unlawful to discriminate against individuals on the basis of their genetic profiles in regard to health insurance and employment.
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) … The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
News Release
On March 16, Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (D-N.Y.), lead author of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), passed away at the age of 88.
… 16, Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (D-N.Y.), lead author of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), passed away at the age …
Policy Issues
In 2008, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act was passed into law, prohibiting discrimination by employers and health insurers.
… wonder if participating in genetics research or undergoing genetic testing will lead to being discriminated against … and cures. This page provides an overview of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and describes what protections …
Policy Issues
The GINA is an important U.S. civil rights law that protects individuals from discrimination based on their genetic information.
… The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, commonly known as GINA, is an important U.S. civil …
Educational Resources
Genetic discrimination is prejudice directed against people who have or may have a genetic disease.
Genetic Discrimination … Genetic discrimination is prejudice … a genetic disease. … Genetic Discrimination, GINA, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, DNA, Healthcare … Genetic
Policy Issues
The 9 steps a bill can go through before becoming a law, using the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2003 as an example.
… can go through before becoming a law.  The history of the  Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act  (GINA), a law that was passed in 2008
For Patients and Families
The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center helps people find useful information about genetic and rare diseases.
… The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center helps people find useful information about … Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR) - two agencies at the …
For Patients and Families
List of resources to help you find accurate and reliable information on genetic and rare diseases. ​
… Finding accurate and reliable information on genetic and rare diseases among the millions of online sources is a difficult task for almost everyone. We …
News Release
Fearful patients who received information about the role of genomics in obesity were less likely to take steps to improve health habits
… Mjoseth … Everyone has bad days, whether it's the result of a traffic accident, a missed phone call or a rusty nail … … New research suggests that fearful patients who received information about the role of genomics in being overweight viewed the information as threatening and were less likely to take steps …
For Patients and Families
Genetic professionals provide information and support to individuals or families who have genetic disorders or may be at risk for inherited conditions.
Genetic professionals work as members of health care teams providing information and support to individuals or families who have …