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California & The Hiv/Aids Epidemic: The State Of The State Report 1998, California Department Of Health Services Aug 1999

California & The Hiv/Aids Epidemic: The State Of The State Report 1998, California Department Of Health Services

California Agencies

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Beyond 43 Million: The "Regarded As" Prong Of The Ada And Hiv Infection - A Tautological Approach , Brian K. Esser Jan 1999

Beyond 43 Million: The "Regarded As" Prong Of The Ada And Hiv Infection - A Tautological Approach , Brian K. Esser

American University Law Review

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Testing For Genetic Traits: The Need For A New Legal Doctrine Of Informed Consent , Elizabeth B. Cooper Jan 1999

Testing For Genetic Traits: The Need For A New Legal Doctrine Of Informed Consent , Elizabeth B. Cooper

Faculty Scholarship

Innovative medical technology has made it possible to test whether you are at increased risk for certain types of cancer. The mere processing of a vial of blood can reveal whether you have a genetic predisposition to develop breast, ovarian, or prostate cancer, or other life-threatening conditions. The Human Genome Project, an international endeavor seeking to map our genetic structures, has facilitated this increasing ability to test for genetic flaws. It is expected that as the human genetic map is filled in, and as flaws in our fundamental building blocks are identified, there will be a concomitant drive to test ...


The Duty To Treat Asymptomatic Hiv-Positive Patients Or Face Disability Discrimination Under Abbott V. Bragdon: The Scylla And Charybdis Facing Today's Dental And Health Care Providers, Lisa Taylor Hudson Jan 1999

The Duty To Treat Asymptomatic Hiv-Positive Patients Or Face Disability Discrimination Under Abbott V. Bragdon: The Scylla And Charybdis Facing Today's Dental And Health Care Providers, Lisa Taylor Hudson

University of Richmond Law Review

Imagine yourself in the following scenario. You are an experienced dentist with a small private practice, and you routinely accept new patients and referrals. One of your long-time patients is scheduled for a routine tooth cleaning and dental examination. You make every effort to keep updated documentation on your patients, and in that pursuit, you request that the. patient complete a basic written health questionnaire. In the section relating to medications and relevant medical history, the patient reveals that she is taking medications for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ("AIDS"),' and that she has tested positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus ("HIV-positive").