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Prenatal testing accuracy called into question




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Prenatal testing is intended to give parents-to-be early warnings of potential problems and conditions which can be fatal to a fetus. 

But new research from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting finds companies are over-selling the accuracy of their tests and not doing enough to educate parents and physicians alike about the risks of false alarms. 

The Center's Beth Daley joins the show for more. You can read her full article here