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Newborn screening programs are a collaborative effort between public health departments, hospitals, government agencies, and the parents of the children screened. As new technologies evolve, new challenges are faced. The goal of the STAR-G project was to examine the financial, ethical, legal, and social issues posed by the use of new technologies in newborn screening.

The STAR-G Project officially ended in 2004, but the Western States Regional Genetics Network (WSRGN) continues to maintain and update the STAR-G website and parent fact sheets. For more information about the WSRGN, go to: www.westernstatesgenetics.org .

Disorder Fact Sheets

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Partes de este sitio de web, incluyendo los folletos informativos sobre las enfermedades para los padres, están disponibles en español. Si usted desea entrar a la versión en español de nuestro sitio de web, por favor presione aquí.

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