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NJ Hospitals To Screen Newborns For Congenital Heart Defects

New Jersey is the first state to require hospitals to check newborns for congenital heart defects. Gov. Chris Christie signed the measure into law, requiring hospitals to perform a test which determines the amount of oxygen in the blood before a newborn is discharged.

06/03/2011