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November 26, 2014, 12:13 pm
Ky. couple hoping to expand newborn screening, honor daughter
This Thanksgiving, two Kentucky parents are grateful for time with their little girl.

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November 17, 2014, 5:50 am
Health Dept. completes purging of newborn screening data
The agency was required to destroy all newborn blood spots and screening results created before Nov. 16, 2011, because the Health Department had not obtained parental permission to store the material.

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November 27, 2014, 2:00 am
APAC Driving Global Pulse Oximetry Market Growth for Next 5 Years
DALLAS, November 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Pulse Oximetry Market 2015-2019 research report of 66 pages to the medical devices industry intelligence collection of its data ...

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November 25, 2014, 4:30 pm
Diagnosing deafness early will help teenagers' reading development
Deaf teenagers have better reading skills if they were identified as deaf by the time they were nine months old, research from the University of Southampton has shown.

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November 25, 2014, 1:59 pm
Sickle Cell Disease Patient/Researcher Named to Ebony Magazine Power 100 List
Bioethics scholar Carlton Haywood Jr., PhD, MA, has been recognized by Ebony Magazine on its Power 100 list for his unique work on sickle cell disease, from which he suffers himself.

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November 19, 2014, 12:21 am
Government storing baby blood data raises privacy concerns
What the government is doing with your child's DNA after the children are screened for diseases that is raising ethical concerns.

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November 18, 2014, 7:30 am
Jeffrey Modell Foundation Launches First CHILDREN!® Project
NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CHILDREN!®, the Child Health Initiative to Lessen Disease through Research and Education Now!, is being launched today by the Jeffrey Modell Foundation. Focused on innovative ways to better educate the medical community and better the lives of those affected by Primary Immunodeficiency, the Foundation is concentrating on the next generation of ...

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November 16, 2014, 9:00 pm
Sanitary control of shellfish on November agenda | Washington State Board of Health
Washington State Board of Health will discuss updating the Vibrio parahaemolyticus (shellfish) control plan at its Wednesday meeting.

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November 16, 2014, 8:00 pm
Senator Loren Legarda's Eulogy for Former Senator Juan M. Flavier
November 17, 2014. How do you eulogize a man who was bigger than life? Who epitomized what public service really means? Who stood for the words integrity and work ethic? When I was a neophyte senator in 1998, Johnny Flavier was my seatmate. I chose him. He chose me. He was witty and had a wonderful sense of...

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November 14, 2014, 10:32 pm
1 lakh infants screened for disorders
Over one lakh infants born in government hospitals were screened for congenital metabolic disorders in the last 18 months, under the State’s newborn-screening programme. Of these, 50 infants were f...

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November 14, 2014, 1:36 am
Canadians with cystic fibrosis living 20 years longer than they did 2 decades ago
Canadians with cystic fibrosis are living almost 20 years longer than they did two decades ago, according to a new research paper. In addition, the median age at which Canadians with cystic fibrosis die has risen to 32 years in 2012 from 21.7 years in 1990. The death rate declined from 1.4 deaths per year in 1990 to 0.99 deaths per year in 2012, authors report.

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November 13, 2014, 4:40 am
Canadians with cystic fibrosis living longer than a generation ago
Several factors credited as median age of survival surpasses 50 for an illness was once expected to kill people before they reach 20

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