Ohio House of Representatives Passes Umbilical Cord Blood Bill
Dayton Ohio Daily News reports that the state’s house unanimously voted in favor of the Cord Blood Education Bill. Under this bill, pregnant women in the state of Ohio would be told about the benefits of storing their newborn’s umbilical cord blood.
There are more than 75 diseases that can be treated with cord blood, including sickle cell anemia, diabetes, and blood cancers, according to Ohio State Representative Todd Book.
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