Genetic Counseling

Science / Genetics / Genetic Counseling: The educational process that helps individuals, couples, or families to understand genetic information and issues that may have an impact on them.

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Business / Agriculture / Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): A term, currently used most often in international trade discussions, that designates crops that carry new traits that have been inserted through advanced genetic engineering methods (e.g., Flavr Save MORE

Genetics

Science / Biology / Genetics: The study of the structure and function of genes and the transmission of genes from parents to offspring. MORE

Health Care Decision Counseling

Health / Health Insurance / Health Care Decision Counseling: Services, sometimes provided by insurance companies or employers, that help individuals weigh the benefits, risks and costs of medical tests and treatments. Unlike case management, health care decisio MORE

In-Company-In-House Counseling

Business / Human Resources (HR) / In-Company-In-House Counseling: An EAP program which is conducted by a trained professional counselor hired as an employee by the employer to handle all aspects of the company’s EAP. MORE

Genetic-Based Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Genetic-Based Discrimination: The practice of requesting or requiring genetic testing information during the hiring process or using genetic testing information to base any other employment decisions or actions. MORE

Genetic Variation

Science / Genetics / Genetic Variation: A phenotypic variance of a trait in a population attributed to genetic heterogeneity. MORE

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