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  • Pros, Cons of Newborn Genetic Screening

    May 3, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    In nearly all states, screening newborn babies for genetic diseases is mandatory. The tests allow parents to intervene early if their child has one of nearly 30 chronic illnesses, and, sometimes, the interventions can be life saving.

    In other cases, though, the tests identify a...