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    Default Senate passes genetic discrimination bill

    The Senate unanimously passed landmark legislation today that would outlaw discrimination by health insurance companies and employers because a personís genes raise their risk of breast cancer, Alzheimerís disease or any ailment that has a hereditary component.

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    Now just try to convince a jury the insurance company discriminated based on the genetic makeup of somebody. It's like losing a job because you are of another race... they just claim they dismissed that person for another reason.

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