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July 21 2021 8:35pm

Health Matters: Alberta to start screening newborns for spinal muscular atrophy

Health Matters July 21: Nearly every newborn in Alberta gets a blood test for 21 conditions. Now another will soon be added to the list: spinal muscular atrophy. As Su-Ling Goh reports, one Calgary family hopes the new testing will prevent pain for others.

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