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John’s miracle: Treatable disorder mimics cerebral palsy and autism

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May 1, 2014
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Almost every baby born in the U.S. has blood collected within a couple days of birth to screen for dozens of genetic disorders, but some have slipped through the cracks. Find out about an easily treatable disorder that can mimic cerebral palsy and autism. Video provided by Ivanhoe


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