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March 4, 2015, 3:31 pm
State begins newborn screening for life-threatening immunodeficiencies
Hawaii now universally screens for all disorders on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Recommended Uniform Screening Panel.

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March 3, 2015, 4:52 am
Michigan highlights Rare Disease Day, recognizes importance of newborn screening
Nearly one in 10 Americans — or 30 million people — live with a rare disease, and two-thirds of these individuals are children. To help raise awareness and highlight the importance of Michigan’s Newborn Screening Program,Gov. Rick Snyder declared Saturday as Rare Disease Day in Michigan.

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April 24, 2005, 8:24 pm
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Newborn Screening Mentioned:
March 4, 2015, 6:19 pm
Protecting our children’s DNA
Troubling questions of consent and privacy are raised over blood screening of newborns.

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March 3, 2015, 4:36 pm
The most common birth defect
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect. Infants with CHS have abnormal structure to their heart, which creates abnormal blood flow patterns. Approximately eight of every 1,000 infants born have a form of CHD.

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February 24, 2015, 9:51 am
4-month-old girl fights rare ‘maple syrup urine’ disease
INDIANAPOLIS — With Rare Disease Day approaching, an Indiana family is bringing awareness to their daughter’s uncommon condition. FOX59 in Indianapolis recently told the story of a 4-month-old girl named Symphony. The girl suffers from Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), The disease is named for the maple syrup smell of the urine from untreated babies. According to the U.S. […]

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February 21, 2015, 5:59 am
Babaeng tumangay ng sanggol sa Taguig hospital, wala raw balak na ibenta ang bata
Matapos mahuli nitong Biyernes ng gabi, nagpaliwanag ang babaeng tumangay sa bagong silang na sanggol sa isang ospital sa Taguig City kung bakit niya kinuha ang bata.

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February 21, 2015, 4:32 am
Woman who took baby from Taguig hospital: I only wanted to be a mom
After having two miscarriages last year, Roseman Mañalac was desperate to be a mom. This, she said, was why she kidnapped the one-day-old son of Johnerel and Cherry Pañero from the Taguig-Pateros District Hospital on Feb. 13

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February 18, 2015, 5:04 am
Baby's heart defect detected by test now required for all newborns in Michigan
ANN ARBOR — At birth, Payton Morris was the image of perfect health — rosy cheeks, weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and eating like a champ. But just minutes before parents Holly and Rob Morris expected to take her home from Hillsdale Community Health Center, they learned Payton had failed a newborn screening test designed to help detect heart defects.

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February 16, 2015, 6:50 am
Rare Disease Advocates Raise Important Awareness at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building for Rare Disease Day® on ...
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Join patients with rare diseases, physicians, industry, and legislators in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, February 24, 2105 to raise important awareness for rare diseases as part of Rare Disease Day®. During this event, learn about the challenges and triumphs of living with rare diseases in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and help raise awareness ...

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February 13, 2015, 2:15 pm
Lifestyle › A Japanese woman’s experience giving birth in U.S.
Receiving any kind of medical treatment in a foreign country can be a daunting experience. And when one of the writers from Pouch gave birth to her second child in the United States, where she was living at the time, she was naturally expecting the procedures to be different from…

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February 12, 2015, 3:33 pm
Super Gav's next act
Super Gav is back, and this time he’s fighting for a bill to be passed in the Minnesota Legislature on behalf of all newborns and their families.

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February 12, 2015, 7:48 am
Baby's Heart Defect Detected by 2-Minute Screening Test Now Required for All Newborns in Michigan
Thanks to a 2-minute test after birth, Payton Morris was diagnosed with an undetected heart defect that showed no symptoms.

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