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Should baby screenings include more rare gene diseases?
USA Today - Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press

At his first birthday, John Klor couldn’t sit up on his own. A few months later, he was cruising like any healthy toddler — thanks to a special diet that’s treating the North Carolina boy’s mysterious disease. What doctors initially called cerebral palsy instead was a rare metabolic disorder assaulting his brain and muscles, yet one that’s treatable if caught in time.