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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:
April 13, 2015, 5:45 pm
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Freezing eggs to prolong fertility no guarantee of giving birth,... Newborn screening delay costly for mother whose... Had Alexandra Maltson’s blood been screened faster, doctors would have learned sooner that she had galactosemia, a rare condition treatable through diet.

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April 13, 2015, 5:45 pm
Latest Local News
“There will definitely be great hardship for people,” city staffer tells... Freezing eggs to prolong fertility no guarantee of giving birth,...

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April 7, 2015, 5:00 am
Miraclefeet Reaches Milestone of 10,000 Kids in Treatment by Transforming Clubfoot Care in Developing Countries
Five years ago, Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld opened the doors of miraclefeet, a non-profit working to eradicate clubfoot in the developing world. What began with one clinic and a hand

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April 6, 2015, 4:00 am
Capnia Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Sickle Cell Anemia Screening in Developing Countries
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Capnia, Inc. , focused on the development of novel products based on its proprietary technologies for precision metering of gas flow, today announced it has been awarded a Small ...

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April 2, 2015, 8:48 pm
Gov. Beshear to Sign Bill in Owensboro
Wednesday at the Convention Center in Owensboro, Governor Beshear is signing a bill concerning newborn screening for Krabbe disease.

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March 31, 2015, 11:26 pm
Award-winning journalist leads panel on newborns
Award-winning journalist Ellen Gabler visited campus Tuesday, accompanied by three professors and the director of the Utah Newborn Screening Program, to lead a panel discussion about deadly delays in processing newborn blood work and the severe risk these delays can pose to newborn health. read more

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March 31, 2015, 6:26 am
Marcus Miller, Ph.D., receives ACMG Foundation/David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award
( American College of Medical Genetics ) The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine is proud to announce that Marcus Miller, Ph.D., of Baylor is the recipient of the inaugural ACMG Foundation/David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award during the 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. The David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award was created in memory of ...

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March 30, 2015, 4:14 am
Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Clinical Geneticist and Laboratory Director Dr. Jerry Feldman Elected ...
BETHESDA, Md., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gerald L. (Jerry) Feldman, MD, PhD, FACMG, of Detroit, Mich., is the new president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG), the national professional organization for clinical and laboratory genetics...

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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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