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Stories with subject: Down syndrome
  • Montana mother acknowledges not reading medical brochures 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 1:33 pm

    BOZEMAN, Montana - A Montana woman who is suing her medical providers for failing to diagnose her unborn daughter's cystic fibrosis testified that she did not read all the information a nurse gave her about the disease.

  • Cleveland officers not immune from excessive force lawsuit 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 3:16 am

    CLEVELAND - A federal appeals court in Cincinnati says two Cleveland police officers aren't immune from a lawsuit accusing them of excessive force in the apprehension of a teen with Down Syndrome.

  • Expert: Parents often won't take surrogate kids with defects 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 11:36 pm

    CANBERRA, Australia - A newborn Down syndrome baby left by his Australian biological father with his poor surrogate mother in Thailand was one of several cases of surrogate children abandoned because of defects, an expert told a parliamentary inquiry on Thursday.

  • Missouri bill would ban abortions for Down syndrome 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 8:04 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri would become one of a few of states that outlaw abortions based on prenatal screening if a proposal before the Senate becomes law.