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This blog post is my Final project for HIMT 1200: Legal Aspects of Healthcare, part of the Health Information Management Technology (HI13) Associate of Applied Science Degree program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.


FINAL - Henrietta Lacks - Amy Haisten



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