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September 26, 2014, 6:22 pm
Arizona earns top marks for newborn screening
PHOENIX -- Arizona is being held up as a national model for newborn blood screening, but getting there took some work. Every newborn in Arizona gets a blood test for certain metabolic disorders, and after one report said Arizona could do better, the state Department of Health Services proved it was up to the challenge. “In Arizona, we test for 28 metabolic disorders,” Celia Nabor with the ...

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September 26, 2014, 3:58 pm
Health Hub: Newborn screening launched
The earlier a problem is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat it — this is what every doctor will tell you. Though when it comes to checking babies just as they’re born, not much is being d...

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Newborn Screening Mentioned:
September 27, 2014, 12:10 am
Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Screen Newborns for Terminal Disease
Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1559 into law today which will implement newborn screening in the state for a deadly genetic disease called adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) that affects approximately 1- 15,000 children. [PR.com]

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September 25, 2014, 4:05 pm
Advanced treatment improves life for cystic fibrosis patients
In the 1950s, most children with cystic fibrosis died before the age of 5. But now, major therapeutic advancements in treatment have improved the length and the quality of life for patients dramatically.

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September 25, 2014, 9:19 am
Mass Spectrometry in Clinical Applications: 2014 Report
DUBLIN, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Mass Spectrometry in Clinical Applications" report to their offering. For capacity, accuracy, and ...

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September 20, 2014, 9:11 pm
Skate for a cure for ALD
The event is a Pro-Am skateboarding competition with community vendors, music and street competitions by age group.

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September 18, 2014, 3:16 pm
Arizona health department awarded for new infant blood screening process
The Arizona Department of Health Services was given its first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award by the March of Dimes on Thursday.

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September 16, 2014, 5:15 pm
Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant
PORTLAND, Ore. — A Eugene baby is one step closer to coming home after receiving a bone marrow transplant in Portland. Monday night, 4-month-old Kai Knight, received a bone marrow transplant at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and Tuesday morning, just hours later, he was all smiles. Kai has an immunodeficiency syndrome called SCID, so he needed … Continue reading »

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September 16, 2014, 4:27 am
Research and Markets: New Born Screening Market to 2019 - Test Type, Technology, Instrument, Accessories, Reagent ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "NewBorn Screening Market by Test Type, Technology, Ins

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September 15, 2014, 10:54 am
Pa seeks answers
A GRIEVING father and the Department of Health (DOH) yesterday asked a government hospital...

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September 14, 2014, 10:12 pm
Push to test babies for rare nerve, cell disorder
Tracey Romero wrote this for www.philly.com/health, where she is the sports medicine editor. When Hannah Rose was born Jan. 15, 2013, she was a healthy baby, 8 pounds 11 ounces. Her mother, Vicki Pizzullo of Levittown, said that, at first, she was meeting and exceeding her milestones and that there was no sign of what was to come.

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September 10, 2014, 8:14 pm
Parents battle to save baby without working immune system
New parents Jenna and Brenden Heady love to show off their beautiful baby girl, but they're forced to do it behind the safety of their front door.

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