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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Down Syndrome

  • Aired: 03/31/2006
  • 09:33
  • Rating: NR
Expanding medical technologies continue to create a host of new ethical dilemmas. Researchers can now detect early in a pregnancy if a fetus has Down Syndrome. The condition usually results in some degree of physical and mental disability, and armed with that information, some expectant parents face the wrenching decision of whether to terminate the pregnancy.
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Researchers can now detect if a fetus has Down Syndrome, leaving parents torn.
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