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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Irvine, California: Kelly O'Donnell) The billion-dollar business of the fertility industry and the controversy that surrounds assisted reproduction featured. [John and Debbie CHALLENDER - comment on Dr. Ricardo Asch's stealing of their embryos.] Details of the Challender case given. [University of California, Irvine, Sidney GOLUB - comments.] [March 1994, ASCH - ironically talks about the need for professional standards.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The fast-paced science of reproduction featured. [Ethicist James NELSON - says human feelings and regulation need a chance to catch up with technology.] A federal law passed last year that would force all fertility clinics to meet minimum standards and report to the government is reportedly not being enforced noted.
- O'Donnell, Kelly;
- Williams, Brian
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