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March 20, 2015, 11:09 pm
Parents sue over screening delay for newborn son
The parents of Colton Hidde, whose delayed newborn screening test in 2012 left him brain damaged, have filed a lawsuit alleging medical malpractice.

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March 18, 2015, 8:40 pm
Lab technician braves blizzard for results that save newborn's life
A baby just a few days old had a condition that could have killed her and her parents had no idea how bad it was, but an act of heroism in the middle of a blizzard saved her life.

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April 24, 2005, 8:24 pm
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Newborn Screening Mentioned:
March 25, 2015, 10:20 pm
Follow-up critical for newborns
Follow-up appointments for babies within 48 hours of birth is critical for identifying any potential health problems, doctors at a Dubai hospital say. Latifa Hospital’s follow-up system for mandatory newborn screening, for example, is a success, said a senior health official at the facility. Dr Muna Tahlak, CEO of Latifa Hospital, said that it is mandatory for all newborns to undergo health ...

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March 25, 2015, 5:19 am
Patricia Hall, Ph.D., earns 2015 King Trainee Award for best publication, Genetics in Medicine
( American College of Medical Genetics ) Patricia L. Hall, Ph.D., FACMG of Emory University is the recipient of the 2015 Richard King Trainee Award. This award was instituted by the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine to encourage ABMGG, international equivalents or genetic counseling trainees in their careers and to foster the publication of the highest quality research in ACMG's ...

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March 24, 2015, 9:19 pm
Dr. Luria, Mori and Robak receive Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Translational Genomic Fellowship Award
( American College of Medical Genetics ) Anne O'Donnell Luria, M.D., Ph.D., of Boston Children's Hospital, Mari Mori, M.D., of Duke University, and Laurie Robak M.D., Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine were honored as the 2015-2016 recipients of the Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Clinical Genetics Combined Residency for Translational Genomic Scholars Fellowship Award at the ACMG 2015 Annual Clinical ...

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March 24, 2015, 7:05 pm
Governor Beshear to Sign Health Bills
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will sign several health-related bills Tuesday.

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March 24, 2015, 3:13 pm
Last-minute work underway on final day of General Assembly
There are just a few hours left in the legislative session in Frankfort.

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March 24, 2015, 4:05 am
Mississippi's tiniest hearts are about to be better protected
Mississippi's tiniest hearts will have a greater chance of beating stronger going forward. The Mississippi State Department of Health recently included pulse oximetry (pulse ox) screening as a requirement for all the state's birthing centers as part of its newborn screening panel regulations.State Health Officer Dr. Mary Currier says this addition is important in our genetic screening process ...

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March 22, 2015, 8:08 pm
Local Family Continues Push for Collin's Law
A Wisconsin Rapids family has made another step in their push to increasing the panel of diseases included during newborn screenings in Wisconsin.

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March 20, 2015, 1:49 pm
Infant With Rare Disorder Saved After Lab-Tech Braves Boston Snow
A lab technician may have saved a Massachusetts newborn's life by braving deep snow to ensure routine lab tests were screened on time. One of the tests revealed a rare genetic disorder that could have led to liver failure or death if Juliana Salvi had remained on the normal newborn diet of milk or formula. The infant's mother, Charlene Salvi, said she noticed the infant was lethargic and ...

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March 20, 2015, 11:29 am
How a Lab-Tech Saved This Baby's Life by Braving the Boston Snow
How lab techs braved Massachusetts snow and saved the life of a newborn.

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March 19, 2015, 9:27 am
Lab technicians who braved blizzard to fetch newborns' blood tests hailed as heroes
Massachusetts lab technicians who drove through a January blizzard to retrieve samples of newborns' blood for testing are now being hailed as heroes by the family of one baby with a rare genetic disorder.

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