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'Genetic Discrimination' Hitting Australians - Australia


World  (tags: australia, genetics, insurance, cancer, diseases, denial, researchers, discrimination )

Chrissy
- 3695 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
AUSTRALIANS have been refused insurance protection because of their genetic make-up, researchers have shown in the first study in the world to provide proof of genetic discrimination. Most cases were found to relate to life insurance. In one instance, a



   

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Mary H (47)
Tuesday March 10, 2009, 7:23 pm
Very interesting -- ty Chrissy
 

Simon Wood (207)
Wednesday March 11, 2009, 1:00 am
Yet another reason to transform the system of capitalism (which is driven by the motive of profits for the capitalist class) into democratic socialism.
 

Angji B (1)
Wednesday March 11, 2009, 12:36 pm
I fully agree
 

Estella Ameigh (22)
Wednesday March 11, 2009, 2:04 pm
So the people that need help the most will not be able to get it because the bottom line is that the insurance companies are in business to make money instead of taking good care of the ill. That is just not a very nice thing to do to anyone!
 
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