The number of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome is rising in Tennessee, and lawmakers want to try a punitive approach. Katie Collins/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Vera Wojtesta was one of 300 babies flagged by New York's newborn screening program as at risk of having life-threatening Krabbe disease. Ben Shutts/Courtesy of the Wojtesta family hide caption

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