By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two years after the passage of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act, Americans have become more concerned about the privacy of their genetic information, a trend that could affect their willingness to have genetic tests, according to a new report by Cogent Research.

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