- Arthur Caplan: Some commercial genetic testing promise a kind of future-telling
- Caplan: What if the results show you have a huge risk of a fatal disease? Would you freak out?
- He says finding out about health risks hidden in your genes should involve counsel
- Caplan: Even if you can deal with bad news, genetic info need to be understood well
Arthur Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty professor and director of the Division of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center.
Would you want to know your future if science could tell it to you?