New Prenatal Blood Tests Come With High Hopes And Some Questions

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, in collaboration with The Washington Post, Rita Rubin writes: "When Ramona Burton became pregnant with her second child this year, the 37-year-old Upper Marlboro woman knew that her age put her baby at an elevated risk for Down syndrome, even though screening with ultrasound and standard blood tests raised no warning flags" (Rubin, 11/26). Read the story.

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