Up To Date : Pre-pregnancy Genome Sequencing, Mass Prescribing Antibiotics, and the Trolley Problem

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This week: A study looking at how much actionable information pre-pregnancy genome sequencing can actually give you; the benefits and consequences of mass mass prescribing antibiotics; and a new study looking at the trolley problem and how peoples’ hypothetical judgment compares to their real-life behavior.

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Pre-pregnancy genome screening

Trolley problem in mice

Maryn McKenna on Antibiotic Catch-22