Baby study spurs ethics debate over research risks

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Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - When Dagen Pratt's parents enrolled their tiny premature baby in a study of oxygen treatment, they didn't understand it was to test whether one dose works better than another. No one mentioned any risks.

Now 6, Dagen struggles with cerebral palsy, and they wonder: Is that long-ago study to blame?

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