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Can hearing test predict susceptibility to SIDS?

By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / July 30, 2007

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For reasons shrouded in mystery, several thousand babies die each year in the United States with little warning, their demise a tragedy for parents and a source of frustration for physicians. Now, researchers who reviewed the medical records of five dozen Rhode Island babies are posing this intriguing question: Could a simple hearing test predict the newborns who are likely ... (Full article: 781 words)

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