Arkansas Babies To Be Screened For Life-threatening Genetic And Functional Disorders

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Arkansas Department of Health has a firm plan to implement newborn screening for all 29 core conditions recommended by the March of Dimes by July 2008.

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At present, 13 states and the District of Columbia require screening for the 29 core, treatable, conditions.

Nearly 90 percent of all babies born in the United States

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