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Future Shock (Fertility Business) Part I #187908

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 21, 1999
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Statistics on infertility cited.

(New York: Jami Floyd) The precision in matching recipients and donors in fertility programs examined; details given of how the "match game" has become a multi-million dollar business. [Egg recipient "JANET" - says she wanted a donor that looked like her.] [Huntington Reproductive Center Dr. Michael FEINMAN, Options National Fertility Registry Teri ROYAL - list what the couples want from donors.] [Bioethicist Paul WOLPE - outlines the ethical dilemma when people want a "Cadillac child."] The issue of whether fertility treatments are now edging towards genetic engineering noted.

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Further information on the ABC Website noted.

Floyd, Jami;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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