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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • Medical genetics -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Medicine, Experimental -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Genetic counseling -- Congresses,
  • Ethics, Medical -- Congresses,
  • Hereditary diseases -- Prevention and control -- United States -- Legislation -- Congresses,
  • Mass screening -- United States -- Legislation -- Congresses,
  • Human experimentation -- United States -- Legislation -- Congresses,
  • Eugenics -- United States -- Legislation -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Aubrey Milunsky and George J. Annas.
ContributionsMilunsky, Aubrey., Annas, George J., National Genetics Foundation. Boston Chapter., American Society of Law and Medicine.
LC ClassificationsKF3827.G4 N38 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 532 p. ;
Number of Pages532
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5210623M
LC Control Number75038569

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