NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Heart Association sees genetic testing as offering powerful new possibilities for cardiovascular medicine, but it also believes that greater federal oversight and resources are needed to ensure that genetics are integrated into clinical care safely and securely, it said in a policy paper published in the journal Circulation yesterday.

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