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Treatments Tailored to Your Genes, Your Rights to Your Records, And More: Full Show, Feb. 22, 2015

a sequencing of human DNA
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This week on the Sound Medicine podcast: scientists are working on ways to combine genetic mapping with patients' health data to develop treatments tailored to individuals; we learn about the cutting edge field of precision medicine from bioethicist Eric Meslin. Plus, who owns your medical records, how police identify drivers who are high on reefer, and what can be done to save rural hospitals.