Monday, July 16, 2007

Federal Guidelines for Newborn Screening of Genetic Disorders Recommended

From Science Daily (hat tip to James Hughes of

Most Babies Receive Recommended Newborn Tests, But Half A Million Still Not Screened For Serious Genetic Disorders

Science Daily - Nearly 90 percent of all babies born in the United States -- more than double the percentage in 2005 -- live in states that require screening for at least 21 life-threatening disorders, according to the latest March of Dimes Newborn Screening Report Card.

For the whole enchilada, click here.

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