Liar, Liar

Katherine Hobson at the Wall Street Journal's Health Blog reports that nearly 50 percent of respondents to a new California HealthCare Foundation study on electronic medical records said that they might be "less forthcoming" in sharing their information had they perceived any indication it might be shared in some way.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.