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Screening for spinal muscular atrophy, the leading genetic cause of infant death, can save lives (access required)

Regina Philipps’ son, Shane, was born a happy, healthy and strong baby — holding his head up on his own, rolling, and pushing himself up on his arms. But at six months old, Regina noticed something might be wrong. “He started moving less, and some of the strength he had seemed to be disappearing,” said ...

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