Controlling Direct Access to Personal Health Information

Claud Mccoid

By Sarah Duranske

In 1978, for the to start with time, an American woman could get a being pregnant test in the comfort of her possess residence. Critics claimed that residence being pregnant tests only would be used by promiscuous or immoral women of all ages who ended up as well ashamed to pay a visit to their medical practitioners, but the charm to women of all ages was simple. [1] Now, eight out of 10 women of all ages learn they are pregnant from a residence being pregnant test.[two]

In the 1980s, as the AIDS crisis swept the country, the Food and drug administration banned the use of at-residence AIDS tests more than fears of weak test dependability and inadequate counseling.[3] Advocacy groups bolstered these fears by highlighting the suicide of a guy who jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge soon after screening good for HIV.[four]  But with improvements … Read More