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April 8, 2014, 5:51 pm
States making changes to improve timeliness of newborn screening
States and hospitals throughout the country have been revamping their newborn screening programs following a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation.

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April 3, 2014, 4:51 pm
Legislation to end delays in newborn screening advances in U.S. House
Federal legislation aimed at ending delays in newborn screening advanced Thursday when a U.S. House committee passed a bill to have experts systematically track and improve the timeliness of newborn screening programs nationwide.

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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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April 8, 2014, 6:21 pm
U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over John Doe probe
A federal judge kept alive a lawsuit Tuesday attempting to throw out a long-running secret investigation of fundraising and spending by conservative groups during Wisconsin’s recent recall elections.

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April 8, 2014, 9:37 am
Eric Holder troubled by 'ridiculous' ATF storefront tactics
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he is “greatly troubled,” by the ATF’s use and treatment of people with intellectual disabilities in undercover operations — and vowed that there will be accountability.

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April 7, 2014, 9:17 am
Smart move in healthcare
Burgeo-La Poile MHA Andrew Parsons has been urging the provincial government to include cystic fibrosis in the newborn screening process for a long time.

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April 4, 2014, 2:06 pm
Ron Johnson did not tell police of assault allegations three years ago
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, his chief of staff and a GOP official were all told three years ago of allegations that a then-aide to the senator had been sexually assaulted by state Rep. Bill Kramer, but apparently none of them took the matter to the police

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