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France The changing of moral focus of newborn screening

Author / Source : President’s Council on Bioethics, USA Published on : Thematic : Early life / Prenatal Diagnosis Studies Temps de lecture : 649 min.

The changing of moral focus of newborn screening An Ethical Analysis by The President's Council on Bioethics, USA Nearly four million newborns undergo genetic screening every year in the United States. Yet, the process of genetic screening and its ethical implications are not well understood by their parents. Public discussion and education about recent changes in public policy and screening techniques is insufficient for parents to make informed choices. One aim of this white paper is to...

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