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April 23, 2014, 9:54 pm
Most of region's hospitals improve on sending newborn screening samples promptly
Wisconsin hospitals, including the majority of those in this part of the state, have significantly improved how quickly they send newborn screening samples to the state lab to test for rare, deadly genetic disorders.

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April 22, 2014, 10:07 pm
Wisconsin hospitals make major strides in newborn screening
About one in every 800 babies is born with a potentially severe or fatal condition that can be detected with proper testing.

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Newborn Screening Mentioned:
April 23, 2014, 11:30 pm
Merck Announces Positive Outcome of IIIb Study for Kuvan
-- Primary endpoint met in SPARK study: significant increase in phenylalanine tolerance demonstrated after 26 weeks of the study in children less than 4 years of age with phenylketonuria and responsive to Kuvan treated with Kuvan plus a phenylalanine-restricted diet, versus diet alone -- SPARK study was conducted as a post-authorization measure and results will be submitted to EMA this year ...

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April 22, 2014, 8:36 pm
2014 Green Bay Packers Schedule: Away v. Miami Dolphins
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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April 22, 2014, 12:53 pm
UW-Milwaukee gets interim chancellor; Michael Lovell's exit moved up
Business professor Mark Mone has been named UWM’s interim chancellor as outgoing leader Michael Lovell’s exit is moved up.

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April 22, 2014, 11:08 am
Glenn Grothman to reintroduce measure to end affirmative action in Wisconsin
After the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s affirmative action ban, Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman is pledging a similar ban.

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April 16, 2014, 5:00 am
Patient Safety Movement Foundation Hires New President; Names New Board Members
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation today named Jim Bialick as its new President. Bialick joins an expanded expert Board committed to reducing preventable hospital deaths to zero by 2020.

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April 11, 2014, 7:49 pm
Join in the March for Babies
Did you know?  - One in ten babies is born too soon in Colorado.  - Costs to care for premature babies in El Paso County alone, top $57 million each year.   It is the mission of March of Dimes to provide help for each and every baby though newborn screening, education, support, and advocacy.  “The mission of the March of Dimes should be important to everyone.  We are helping our future -- March ...

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April 11, 2014, 10:54 am
Bill hopes to help Filipinos with rare diseases
As the country observed last month the National Rare Disease Week (every fourth week of March), Sen. Pia Cayetano said a bill is now being pushed to eventually mandate the government to assist individuals with rare disease by means of increasing their access to medical treatment and drugs, and include them in the coverage of the Universal Health Care program.

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April 8, 2014, 7:51 pm
UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58, wins 9th title
Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Stefanie Dolson added 17 points and 16 rebounds to help UConn beat Notre Dame 79-58, giving coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies a record ninth national championship.

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April 8, 2014, 7:22 pm
The Drill: Title game trivia
Here are some facts and figures from Monday night’s national championship basketball game:

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April 8, 2014, 6:36 pm
Final Four telecasts show several sides
For the first time, each semifinal featured three telecasts — the main one on TBS and the “teamcasts“ on TNT and truTV.

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