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    Discuss the ethical dilemma of embryo harvesting, freezing, and genetic manipulation.

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    The ethical dilemma of embryo harvesting, freezing, and genetic manipulation should be approached from several different aspects.

    The first question to ask is who does the procedure benefit?. It may benefit parents (and child) who want a child free of disease and that will grow up with relatively few health problems. However, an argument can be made that lifestyle and environment play an important role in health, so there are no guarantees that genetic manipulation will ensure a health child/adult. The procedure also benefits society, as the relatively healthy ...

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    The expert examines ethical dilemmas in health care.