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part 7: overseas adoptionpart 8: health issuespart 9: gay adoption
part 10: intercultural adoption

Health Issues

The first concern for most parents awaiting a new baby is the health of the child. Likewise, that is the major interest for adoptive parents. This year a new Ohio law went into effect that requires adoption agencies to release all the medical information they have on a child to the adoptive parents. But for both domestic and foreign adoptions, that information is still not always easy to come by. WKSU's Mark Urycki looks at issues of health...

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