Health Rewind: Why Don’t Blacks Want Genetic Testing for Alcoholism?
Blacks Worry About Privacy With Genetic Testing for Alcoholism
While 85 percent of Blacks are interested in genetic testing to predict their risk for alcoholism, many won't get tested, says a recent study. Researchers found that a genetic test can help identify which African-Americans are at higher risk for alcohol dependency, but that we have concerns with privacy and testing methods, says Health Canal. —Kellee Terrell