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"He has a lot of additional needs on a daily basis."

There have been renewed calls for Spinal Muscular Atrophy to be added to the heel prick test for newborn babies, with a view to aiding early diagnosis and treatment. Liz McMahon has two sons with the rare condition, each with very different qualities...

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12.13 5 Jul 2022


"He has a lot of additional needs on a daily basis."


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12.13 5 Jul 2022


There have been renewed calls for Spinal Muscular Atrophy to be added to the heel prick test for newborn babies, with a view to aiding early diagnosis and treatment. Liz McMahon has two sons with the rare condition, each with very different qualities of life, she joined Andrea to discuss the importance of early diagnosis.


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