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February 25, 2015, 2:33 pm
Newborn In Indiana Diagnosed With A Rare Genetic Disease
Newborn In Indiana Diagnosed With A Rare Genetic Disease Newborn In Indiana Diagnosed With A Rare Genetic Disease Has Been Optimized Feb. 28 is “National Rare Disease Day” and an infant from Indiana is suffering from a disease that affects 1 in 100,000 children in her state. Symphony suffers from Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MUSD). Though the name might be innocuous, the genetic disorder can be ...

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February 24, 2015, 8:33 pm
Boy's rare disease triggers push for newborn screening
Blake Switow was your average 14-year-old boy. He was an honor's student and an athlete; always enjoying outdoor activities with his family.                

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Newborn Screening Mentioned:
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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February 3, 2015, 8:40 am
John Baird to give up Ottawa West-Nepean riding in coming weeks
Ottawa West-Nepean MP John Baird officially resigned as foreign minister and will give up his riding in the coming weeks, Baird announced Tuesday in front of the House of Commons. "Being foreign minister was a tremendous experience, but I never took your trust for granted. In an emailed statement issued while Baird was addressing the House, Mayor Jim Watson thanked Baird for his years of service ...

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February 2, 2015, 9:43 am
APHL Announces Recipients of SCID Implementation Awards
The Association of Public Health Laboratories is pleased to announce the recipients of the Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Implementation Awards, funding to support full implementation of SCID newborn ...

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