The Issue of Self-Selection

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Some people choose to take part in genetic research, while others don't, and researchers question whether there is a difference between these groups. As part of the multi-center TRIUMPH study of heart attack patients, David Lanfear and his colleagues at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich., examined a variety of factors — from sociological information to recruitment site — to address this question.

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