Innovation Newborn Screening In the News

April 14, 2015

HRSA Evaluation of Text4Baby Finds Program Successes

April 13, 2015

Tennessee Moves to Speed Up Testing Process for Genetic Diseases

(Ontario) Primer on Newborn Screening in Ontario 

(Ontario) Blood Test Delays Put Newborns with Aggressive Genetic Diseases at Risk of Slower Diagnosis

April 10, 2015

Pediatric Health Expert Alan Guttmacher Outlines Key Issues Facing Children's Health Today

April 6, 2015

Capnia Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Sickle Cell Anemia Screening in Developing Countries

Medical Dictionary: Gaucher's Disease 

April 5, 2015

Law Helps Newborns Get Vital Heart Tests

Funding Cut to UIC Health Sickle Cell Center

April 4, 2015

'Bubble Boy' Progress Reported 

April 3, 2015

OSU Medical Center Unveils New Maternity Area

April 2, 2015

Medicaid Ob-Gyn Fee Cuts Worry Doctors, Advocates

April 1, 2015

(Kentucky) Gov. Beshear to Sign Bill in Owensboro

Infant with Rare Genetic Disease Fighting for His Life at Duke

March 31, 2015

Award-winning Journalist Leads Panel on Newborns

March 28, 2015

Public Access Ensures Transparent, Accountable Government

March 24, 2015

Cincinnati Children's Receives Award for Newborn Screening Resource

Mississippi's Tiniest Hearts are About to Be Better Protected

March 23, 2015

(Wisconsin) Local Family Continues Push for Collin's Law

March 20, 2015

Parents Sue Over Screening Delay for Newborn Son

March 19, 2015

Maine Gets $1 Million to Support Families

March 18, 2015

Newborn Saved After Lab Technician Braves Blizzard for Test Results

Colorado Latest to Test Newborn Screening Samples on the Weekends

March 17, 2015

Most Parents Don't Know Their Babies' Blood is Given to Scientists -- But That May Change

March 12, 2015

Heart the Size of a Strawberry Transplanted in 3-Week-Old Baby

March 11, 2015

(Kentucky) Final Legislative Approved for Newborn Testing of Krabbe Disease

OZ Systems' Lura Daussat Selected for Prestigeous National Library of Medicine's Georgia Biomedical Informatics Course 

Maryland House Passes O'Donnell's Bill

Family Hit by Rare Disease Pushes for More Newborn Screening

March 10, 2015

Rare Diseases a Common Reason for Childhood Hospitalization, and the Subject of Upcoming Symposium

A More Intelligent Approach to Business

March 9, 2015

(Philippines) Cord Blood Banking: Savvy Parenting

(England) Saving Lives with Genetics: Newborn Screening

March 8, 2015

(International Women's Day) Midwives4All: Professionals Who Put Women First Have the Power to Change the Future

Stem Cell Researchers Develop Promising Method to Treat Sickle Cell Disease

Hong Kong Government Set to Test Babies for Inborn Metabolic Diseases at Cost of HK$10 Million a Year

March 5, 2015

Hawaii Health Department Starts Newborn Screening for Life-threatening Immunodeficiencies

March 4, 2015

(Kentucky) Lawmakers Weigh Costs of Screening for Rare, Fatal Disease

March 3, 2015

Michigan Highlights Rare Disease Day, Recognizes Importance of Newborn Screening

March 2, 2015

(Kentucky) Expanded Newborn Screening Bill Moves Through House Committee

March 1, 2015

(Hawaii) Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

February 28, 2015

Rare Disease Day

February 26, 2015

Super Gav Inspires Newborn Testing Bill

February 24, 2015

Boy's Rare Disease Triggers Push for Newborn Screening

4-Month Old Girl Fights Rare 'Maple Syrup Urine' Disease

Researchers Pin Down Genetic Pathways Linked to CF Disease Severity

Regulating the Next Generation of Genetic Testing

February 23, 2015

Seattle Children's and Mayo Clinic Team to Slash Genetic Testing Costs

Founder of JScreen Continues to Educate Families on Hereditary Diseases

February 19, 2015

New Clues to Causes of Birth Defects

February 18, 2015

Scientists Unveil Map of 'Epigenome,' A Second Genetic Code

(Canada) Cypress Health Region Releases First Ever Child Health Report

(Canada) CHU Sainte Justine Announces the Creation of a Centre for Rare Genetic Disorders with Support from Rio Tinto

February 17, 2015

Link between Genetic Switch, Autoimmune Diseases

Sickle Cell Screening Offers Educational Opportunity for Parents

February 15, 2015

From Patient to Person - A Photographer's Mission

February 13, 2015

Missouri's Study of Newborn Screening for Lysosomal Diseases Sheds New Light on These Conditions

Physicians Question Adding a Fatal Childhood Disease to Newborn Screening

February 12, 2015

Baby's Heart Defect Detected by 2-Minute Screening Test Now Required for All Newborns in Michigan

February 11, 2015

Lawmakers Urge Wider Screening for Diseases in Newborns

February 9, 2015

[Oklahoma] Expands Newborn Screening to Include Immunodeficiency 

February 6, 2015

(India) Genetic Disorders Can be Found in Newborns, Youth: Experts

(UK) Expanded Newborn Bloodspot Screening

February 5, 2015

Greenwood Genetic Center (S.C.) Advances Genetic and Genomic Technologies

February 2, 2015

Pregnancy Foundation, SMFM Establish Queenan Fellowships

APHL Announces Recipients of SCID Implementation Awards

Sequential Screening Provides Better Test Performance Than Cell Free DNA

January 30, 2015

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Issues Guidelines on Disease Diagnosis and Treatment

Fact Sheet: President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative

Obama to Unveil Research Initiative to Develop Tailored Medical Treatments

(Pakistan) Maternal, Newborn Health: 'Speakers Call for Research-Based Action'

January 29, 2015

Obama Precision Medicine Plan Would Create Huge US Genetic Biobank

Astra Zeneca Launches Four New Collaborations to Feature CRISPR in R&D

(Canada) Grey Nuns First to Routinely Test Newborns for Heart Defects

January 28, 2015

Genetic Alliance - Apply Now: Platform for Engaging Everyone Responsibly (PEER) Registry and Survey

'Competitive Streak' Why Rep. Marcus Riccelli is One of the Busiest Young Lawmakers in Olympia

New Program Aims to Ensure Proper Use of Genetic Testing

January 26, 2015

Precision Medicine: Mayo Clinic Expert Describes Next Steps to Help More Patients Benefit

DNA Blood Test Gives Women a New Option for Prenatal Screening

January 25, 2015

Obama Proposes to Fund Tailored Medical Research

January 24, 2015

Obama to Request Research Funding for Treatments Tailored to Patients' DNA

January 23, 2015

Newborn Foundation Featured on Global Health Panel at Annual Patient Safety Science and Technology Summit

Deadline to Send Baby Blood Spot Sample Now 1 Business Day

BGI Study Confirms Accuracy of NIPT in Nearly 150, 00 Pregnancies

January 22, 2015

Sequenom, Cypher Genomics Partner on NIPT

January 21, 2015

Healthy Babies, Moms Goal of DE Thrives

Obama Singled Out Personalized Medicine as the Future. But What Exactly is That?

'Right Treatment, Right Time' in the State of the Union

January 19, 2015

Meet William Elder, Jr., A Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

January 15, 2015

Update: Suggested Recommendations for Timeliness in Newborn Screening

January 14, 2015

To NIPT or Not to NIPT? That is the Question

National Initiative Tackles Rising US Maternal Deaths

January 13, 2015

Trivitron to Offer Cost Effective Screening to Newborn Babies

How Nurses Can Help First-Time Moms

January 12, 2015

Women, Newborns, and Health: Today's Evidence, Tomorrow's Post-2015 Agenda

23andme Aims to End FDA Standoff This Year After Public Shaming 

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Announces New CEO, John Porter, PhD

January 10, 2015

Arizona Accelerates Submissions of Newborn Screening Samples

State Studies Risks of Increased Home Births in Utah

January 8, 2015

Iowa to Screen all Babies for Congenital Heart Defects

NIPT Landscape Shifts in 2014 as Providers Transfer Technology, Plan IVDs

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinion: Newborn Screening and the Role of the Obstetrician-Gynecologist 

January 7, 2015

NIH Teams with Industry to Develop Treatments for Niemann-Pick Type C Disease

(India) MedGenome Inks Agreement with Natera to Perform Panorama Non-invasive Prenatal Testing 

January 6, 2015

New Molecular Diagnostic Methods Could Reduce Risk of Miscarriage in Prenatal Testing for Genetic Diseases

Venture Philanthropy in Healthcare is OK as Long as Black Lives Matter

Cuba has Its Lowest Infant Mortality Rate Ever in 2014

January 5, 2015

New Genetic Tests for Women Who Are Expecting

Expansion and Renewal of Newborn Screening in UK and US

(England, UK) Thousands of Greater Manchester Babies Could Undergo Tests for Rare Genetic Conditions from Today

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

January 2, 2015

(England, UK) Newborn Babies to be Screened for Four More Genetic Disorders

December 30, 2014

US Parents Set to be Offered Experimental Genome Testing for Newborns as Study Finds 'Robust Interest' in Technology

OZ Systems Partners with JPS Health Network to Implement Newborn Screening IT System

Newborn Genomics on the Way

December 29, 2014

Pennsylvania Baby Whose Disease Prompted Improved Newborn Screenings Dies

Genome Sequencing of Babies to Begin as Part of Study

December 19, 2014

President Signs Year-End Health Bills

December 18, 2014

President of March of Dimes Provides Statement on President Obama Signing Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act into Law

December 16, 2014

Expanded Newborn Screening Raises Privacy Concerns

December 15, 2014

FDA Allows Marketing of First Newborn Screening Test to Help Detect SCID

December 14, 2014

Oversold Prenatal Tests Spur Some to Choose Abortions

December 13, 2014

Timeline: Pregnancy, Screening, and Diagnosis

December 12, 2014

PCPs: Inform Families of Sickle Cell Trait in Newborns, Says CDC

Newborn Foundation Applauds Passage of Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act

December 11, 2014

Genetic Information: How Much to Share, How Much to Keep Private in Age of Big Data

December 10, 2014

Senate and House Approve Newborn Screening Bill

December 9, 2014

Senate Advances Newborn Screening Bill

December 8, 2014

Majority of Newborns with Sickle Cell Disease Survived to Adulthood

December 5, 2014

Scientists' New 'Human Placenta Project' Aims to Improve Health of Moms and Their Children

R. Rodney Howell, M.D. Joins Save Babies Through Screening Foundation Medical Advisory Board

December 4, 2014

Genome Sequencing for Newborns: What Do New Parents Think?

December 3, 2014

80,000 Newborns to be Screened in India

December 2, 2014

Community Health Clinic to Present Free Educational Workshop on Newborn Screenings

December 1, 2014

Efforts of Branford Resident Influence Action for Newborn ALD Screening Across the Nation

November 29, 2014

Privacy Issues Stall Newborn Screening Bill in U.S. Senate

November 28, 2014

Arizona Seeking Public Input for Newborn Screening

P.E.I. Beefs Up Newborn Screening Program

November 26, 2014

DNA Pioneer James Watson to Sell Nobel Prize

Connecticut Senator Urges Wider Newborn Disease Screening

November 25, 2014

Canada Gearing Up to Pass Law Against Genetic Discrimination

November 20, 2014

Cord Blood Protects Baby's Brain from Hurler Syndrome

Health Center Receives Needed Funding

November 19, 2014

CF Foundation Announces Unprecedented Acceleration and Expansion in CF Research...

November 18, 2014

Dr. Mary L. Hediger Named Recipient of 2014 Agnes Higgins Award 

November 17, 2014

15 Million Babies Born Too Soon: World Prematurity Day 2014

November 16, 2014

Preterm Birth Now Leading Global Killer of Young Children

November 13, 2014

NBS Submitters: Newborn Hearing Screening Rules - Public Comment Period

November 8, 2014

Days after Newborn Screening Reform, A Baby's Life is Saved

November 6, 2014

The Save Babies Through Newborn Screening Foundation is Reaching Out to Help...

October 30, 2014

All Utah Newborns Now Screened for CCHD

October 29, 2014

Newborn Screening Leaders Honored by APHL

BabyCenter, MAMA, and Praekelt Foundation Partner with Facebook to Provide Vital Health Information to Mothers in Tanzania

October 27, 2014

One Drop Will Do: Researchers Develop Simple New Test for Vitamin B12 Deficiency

October 25, 2014

West Virginia Motorcyclists Raise Awareness of ALD

South Carolina Fixing Flaws in Screening of Newborns

October 24, 2014

Updated Newborn Screening Test Picks Up Rare Condition in Utah Baby

N.J Family Promotes Genetic Counseling, Newborn Screening After Baby's Dire Diagnosis

October 17, 2014

Nora Wells Appointed as New Family Voices Executive Director

October 15, 2014

Free Costa Rican Neonatal "Heel Test" Diagnoses and Allows Treatment for 29 Diseases

October 12, 2014

Masimo Announces CE Mark of Eve Newborn Screening Application...

September 24, 2014

Newborn Screening Cooperative Agreement Awarded to APHL for Implementation of SCID Testing

September 18, 2014 

March of Dimes Honors Arizona With First-Ever Newborn Screening Award

September 16, 2014

Jill Levy-Fisch, President of Save the Babies Through Screening Foundation, Awarded...

June 3, 2014

PerkinElmer Launches Newborn Screening Program with China's National Health and Family Planning Commission

May 30, 2014

LCMC Betters Its Newborn Screen Times

May 26, 2014

Arizona Hospitals Reducing Newborn Blood-Sample Delays

John's Miracle

May 23, 2014

PerkinElmer to Distribute Sebia Newborn Screening System

May 14, 2014

Special Report: Timely Newborn Screenings Can Save Lives

May 12, 2014

Newborn Babies To Be Tested For Rare Diseases

Bill Would Require Newborn Testing For Congenital Heart Defects

May 6, 2014

Largest-Ever Study Of Newborn Screening For Congenital Heart Disease Again Shows Masimo SET(R) Pulse Oximetry As Effective Tool

May 1, 2014

'Newborn Screening Bill' Passes In House

April 28, 2014

Parents and Children Deserve Genetic Privacy

Newborn Screening Saves Lives

April 27, 2014

Arizona Adds Heart Defects To Newborn Screening Panel

April 25, 2014

Hunter's Legacy: Newborn Screening Helps A Local Family

April 24, 2014

Senate Approves Newborn-Screening Bill

April 23, 2014

Most Of Region's Hospitals Improve On Sending Newborn Screening Samples Promptly

Wisconsin Hospitals Make Major Strides In Newborn Screening

Dr. Robert M. Jacobson: Restore State's Ability To Save Newborn Screening Data

Taking It In 'Great Strides'

April 17, 2014

Researcher Looks At Public Perceptions Around Newborn Testing

April 13, 2014

Health Watch: Lifesaving Tests For Newborns

April 11, 2014

Newborn Screening Saves Lives

April 8, 2014

Raleigh Family Pushes For Reauthorization Of Newborn Screenings Act

States Making Changes To Improve Timeliness Of Newborn Screening

April 7, 2014

Smart Move In Healthcare

April 4, 2014

A Brooklyn Boy Who Lost A Life, But Helped Save Others

March 30, 2014

Branford Advocates Fight For Screening Of Rare Disease ALD

March 29, 2014

Whole-Genome Sequencing In Newborns Could Help Detect, Manage Wide Array Of Disorders

March 27, 2014

Pass Lifesaving Bill On Newborn Screening

March 26, 2014

Should Whole-Genome Sequencing Become Part Of Newborn Screening?

Two Researchers Known For Identifying And Treating "Bubble Boy" Disease Honored By March Of Dimes

Privacy Activists Decry Bill To Restore Newborn Blood Sample Storage

March 22, 2014

Newborn Baby Screening Delay Nearly Tragic For New London Family

How The Newborn Screening Controversy Came To Be

March 21, 2014

Late Son's Disease Inspires Family To Champion March For Babies

Saving Precious Lives Through Newborn Screening

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March 19, 2014

Budget Plan Would Fund Lab For Faster Newborn Screenings

March 18, 2014

Newborn Screening Bill Pits Medical Groups Against Privacy Rights Advocates

March 17, 2014

Minnesota Bill Would Allow Indefinite Storage Of Newborn Blood

Letter of the Day (March 18): Newborn Blood Screening

March 16, 2014

New Fight Over Minnesota's Newborn Screening Law

March 14, 2014

Newborn-Screening Bill Would End Genetic Privacy

March 12, 2014

Bill To Speed Up Newborn Screenings Heads To Inslee

March 10, 2014

New Law Expands Newborn Screening To Include Checking Of Oxygen Levels

March 9, 2014

Advocates Push Oxygen Test For Kansas Newborns

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March 8, 2014

American Heart Association Thanks Governor Walker For Signing SB 523

Brooksville Child Battles Cystic Fibrosis

March 7, 2014

Dr. Angela Mattke: Why The Rush To Destroy Newborns' Screening Data?

March 3, 2014

Scott Walker Signs Newborn Birth Defect Screening Bill

February 28, 2014

Restore Long-Term Storage Of Newborn Screening Data

Clay Family Discovers Baby's Rare Genetic Disease Early Thanks To New New York Law

February 27, 2014

Newborn Test Saves Child With Rare Disease

February 25, 2014

Importance of Heart Testing For Newborns

Thermo Fisher Scientific Supports Rare Disease Day With A Research Webinar Learning Series Through BioConference Live

February 24, 2014

Gadsden Regional Medical Center's Newborn Screening Program Recognized

American Heart Association Calls On Kansas To Mandate Newborn Screening

February 23, 2014

Arizona's Newborn-Screening Requirements Less Than Other States

February 20, 2014

Newton County Mom Gets Bill Passed In House and Senate For Newborn Heart Defect Testing

February 19, 2014

Stevens: Improving Newborn Screening Saves Lives

Hearing Tests Vitally Important For Newborns' Development

February 18, 2014

New Law Requiring Heart Test For Infants Saving Lives Already

February 14, 2014

Bill Requiring Heart Disease Testing For Newborns Heads To Gov. Walker

Northfield Hospital Fine Tunes Newborn Screening Process

February 13, 2014

New Screening Added To Birthing Hospitals

Lawmakers Approve Newborn Heart Disease Testing

February 12, 2014

Assembly To Vote Thursday On Newborn Screening Bill

February 11, 2014

Wisconsin Senate Easily Passes Bill Requiring Heart Disease Testing For Newborns

February 10, 2014

Newborn Screening Would Save Lives [Commentary]

February 8, 2014

The Path To Reading A Newborn’s DNA Map 

February 7, 2014

Cost, Lack of Awareness Hinder Parents From NBS

Newborn Heart Screening Bill Could Save Lives

February 6, 2014

Screen Newborns Within Three-Day Window

February 5, 2014

Would Proposal to Screen for Rare Disorder Delay Other Newborn Screenings?

February 3, 2014

Newborn Screenings A Top Priority

Records Reveal Southwest Florida Hospitals Lagging Behind On Crucial Newborn Test

Baby Boy With Local Ties Battles Fatal Disorder: Krabbe Disease

January 30, 2014

AACC Supports Reauthorization of Newborn Screening Act; Works to Improve Treatment of Childhood Diseases by Identifying Ranges of Healthy Development

SC Hospitals Slow In Getting Newborn Tests To Lab

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January 28, 2014

NY Now Requires Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening Bloodspot Samples: Opportunity or Liability?

January 27, 2014

Newborn Screenings for Heart Defects Now Required in Missouri

Potentially Lethal Delays: Southern Minnesota Hospitals Slow To Send In Newborn Blood Samples

January 18, 2014

Newborn Tests, Sceenings Could Save Lives

January 17, 2014

State Lab Courier System Explained

Committee Will Lead Effort To Set National Newborn Screening Standards

Settlement Is A Setback For Newborn Screening

January 15, 2014

Bill To Expand Newborn Screening Tests In Pennsylvania Passes State House

'Hannah's Law' Passes State House

January 14, 2014

Minnesota Chapter of American Academy Of Pediatrics Opposes Newborn Blood Screening Decision

Settlement Reached In Minnesota's Use Of Newborn Blood Samples

January 13, 2014

Lawsuit Settled Against Department of Health

Minnesota Must Destroy 1 Million Newborn Blood Samples

Newborn Screen Detects Rare But Dangerous Heart Defects, Signals Need For Early Intervention

January 10, 2014

New Rules For Newborn Screenings In State

January 9, 2014

New Screening Helps Protect Washington Babies

January 8, 2014

Lifesaving Tests For Newborns

January 3, 2014

Washington To Screen Newborns For Deadly Immune Disease

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January 2, 2014

Newborn Heart Screening Law Goes Into Effect After Mother’s Persistent Effort

December 30, 2013

Secrecy Clouds Efforts To Track Newborn Blood Tests

December 27, 2013

Hospitals Act To Protect Newborns In Wake Of Report

December 26, 2013

Mo. To Start Screening Newborns For Heart Disease

December 23, 2013

Screening Newborns For Disease Can Leave Families In Limbo

December 22. 2013

Missouri To Begin Screening Newborns For Critical Congenital Heart Disease

December 21, 2013

Mother's Worst Fear Highlights Need For Critical Newborn Test

From Santa With Love: A Special First Christmas

December 19, 2013

Missouri To Begin Screening Newborns For Critical Congenital Heart Disease

December 18, 2013

U.S. Sen. Hagan's Newborn Screening Bill Passes Senate Committee

December 17, 2013

Connecticut Hospitals Missing Newborn Screening Deadlines

December 16, 2013

Why Newborn Screening Has Economic Benefits

December 15, 2013

States Change Newborn Screening Procedures In Wake Of Investigation

December 12, 2013

State Highlights: States Scramble To Change Newborn Screening Programs

December 11, 2013

States Moving Quickly To End Delays In Newborn Screening Programs

December 10, 2013

Improving The Timely Screening Of Newborns In Wisconsin

December 9, 2013

Blood Test Lapses Endanger Babies

Newborn Screenings Have Helped Thousands

Massachusetts Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Newborn Screenings

December 8, 2013

Baby Screenings Lag Among Amish, Doctor Says

Westboro Native, Saved By Newborn Screening 22 Years ago, To Speak At Event Marking Medical Milestone

December 2, 2013

Health Matters: Testing Newborn Hearts

Some Hospitals Experience Delays In Newborn Testing

November 29, 2013

Despite Calls For Reform, Newborn Screening Programs Vary Widely By State

Test Result Delays Risk Health Of Newborns

November 26, 2013

Delays And Downtime Prove Deadly For Newborn Screening Programs

Legacy Meridian Park In Tualatin Slow To Screen Newborn Baby Blood, Data Show

November 24, 2013

Spokane County Hospitals Were Worst In State For Sending Newborn Blood Samples On Time

Newborn Screening Questions For Parents To Ask Of Hospitals

November 23, 2013

Cordlife Introduces Metabolic Screening Service For Infants & Adults

Hospital, Lab Associations Push For Improved Newborn Testing Procedures

November 22, 2013

Coal Valley, Ill., Boy Is Kid Captain When Hawkeyes Host Michigan Saturday

Blood Sample Screening Dispute Awaits Hearing

November 21, 2013

New Screening Program Improves Odds Of Identifying Infant Hearing Loss

November 20, 2013

Investigation Shows Iowa Performs Well In Newborn Screening Speed

‘Newborn Screening Helps In Detection Of Metabolic Disorders’

WBMC Recognized For Accuracy In Newborn Hearing Screenings 

Newborn Screening Tests

Newborn Screening Programs Marks Milestone

Maryvale Hospital Ranks Last In Newborn Screening

November 18, 2013

Iowa Held Up As Model For How To Prevent Newborn Deaths By Testing Blood Samples Quickly

Newborn Screenings

November 16, 2013

Testing Delay Puts Newborn's Life At Risk

November 14, 2013

Newborn Blood Screening Can Prevent Illness And Death

"Berlin Declaration" Mandates Newborn Screening Globally

November 8, 2013

Georgia Lands Funds To Screen Babies For Bubble Boy Disease

November 3, 2013

Quincy Family Pushes For Illinois Newborn Screening

November 1, 2013

Inborn Error Testing: Immunodeficiency Disease Added To Newborn Screening Program

ONCOLOGY/HEMATOLOGY: Sickle Cell Trait and Neonatal Hematologic Screening

October 30, 2013

AACC Urges US Citizens To Contact Legislators In Support Of Newborn Screening

OZ Systems Builds On Long-Term Partnership With Children's National Health System

Mum's Praise For Newborn Hearing Screening Programme

Shared Knowledge Advances SCID Screening In Puerto Rico

October 23, 2013

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan On Working To End Infant Mortality

October 22, 2013

Makati Newborns To Get Screened For Hearing Disabilities

'Hannah's Law' Effort Getting High-Profile Attention

October 21, 2013

In Harrisburg, A Push To Screen Newborns For Rare Neurodisease

Tests For Newborns (1 Letter)

Bills Would Mandate Hospitals Screen Newborns For More Diseases

October 18, 2013

China Dispatch: Newborn Screening

October 14, 2013

The Tests That Babies Need

October 12, 2013

State Orders Pulse Ox Test For Newborns

Newborn Screening Update On State Board of Health’s October Agenda

October 10, 2013

Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Hearing Test Glitch Affects Hundreds Of Babies

Thousands Of Kids Still Unchecked

October 9, 2013

State Health Board: Screen All Newborns For Deadly SCID Disorders

Michigan Approves Newborn Screening For Heart Defects: It 'Can Save Lives,' Health Officials Say

UNC Planning Randomized Study Of Whole-Exome Sequencing In 400 Newborns Under New NHGRI Grant

October 8, 2013

'Rigorous Efforts' Needed To Track Down Children For Hearing Tests

Screening Infants Improves Lives

Simple Newborn Screening Saving Babies' Lives

Testing Newborns For ‘Bubble Boy’ Disease Could Save Money

October 7, 2013

Research Maps Out Newborns Genetic Future

Rare Genetic Disorder Can Be Detected Early

Newborn Screening Update On State Board of Health’s October Agenda

October 4, 2013

Maternal Screening Lags In Iowa As Newborn Screens Continue To Save Lives

State's Early Detecting Screening For Newborns Saves Belgrade Toddler

Early Detection Screening Saves Belgrade Toddler

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October 3, 2013

Oklahoma Celebrates 50 Years Of Life-Saving Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening

Michigan Newborns To Get Heart Test Next Year

October 2, 2013

Officials: All Michigan Newborns To Get Heart Test

Understanding Newborn Screening Results

Screening Newborns For Heart Disease

Officials: All Mich. Newborns To Get Test For Congenital Heart Disease Starting Next Year

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October 1, 2013

Resource Helps Pediatricians With Screening For Critical Congenital Heart Defect

September 29, 2013

Hearing Screening Of Newborns Necessary

Health Ministry Launches Newborn Hearing Screening Program

September 27, 2013

Asia-Pacific NewBorn Screening Meeting Begins

September 26, 2013

Senators Consider Newborn Infant Screening Bill

Federal Funding For Newborn Screenings Set To Run Out Next Week

Senators Hear Push To Renew Infant Medical Screening Law

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September 25, 2013

West Scranton Mom Seeks Newborn Screening Law

Children's Mercy Hospital Explores Rapid WGS For Newborn Screening, Disease Diagnosis

September 19, 2013

AL Praised By March Of Dimes For Newborn Baby Screenings

September 18, 2013

Newborn Screening: A Few Drops Of Blood Can Save A Baby's Life

Schumer, Jim Kelly Push For Newborn Screening Aid

September 17, 2013

Newborn Screening Awareness

September 16, 2013

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Doctors, Parents Celebrate 50 Years of Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening Leaders Honored On Capitol Hill

Traveling Exhibit To Highlight 50 Years Of Screening Newborns

50th Anniversary Of Saving Babies Lives Campaign To Be Marked In Washington

September 13, 2013

Simple Newborn Screening Could Save Lives

National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme At MGH

September 12, 2013

50 Years of Newborn Screenings In Iowa

September 11, 2013

Newborn Gene Screenings: Would You Want To Know?

September 9, 2013

Newborn Screening Awareness Month Part 2

September 7, 2013

September Is Newborn Screening Awareness Month!

September 6, 2013

Capitol Report: Newborn Screenings

September 5, 2013

Researchers Study Value Of DNA Analysis In Screening Newborns

UC Berkeley and 2 Other Institutions Awarded $4.5 Million To Study Genetic Testing

Five-Year Studies Will Help Decide If Genomic Analysis Should Be Routine Screening For All Newborns

September 4, 2013

NIH Awards Up To $25M Over Five Years To Teams Testing Genome Sequencing In Newborn Screening

UNC Partners With NIH To Explore Genomic Testing For Newborns

UCSF Receives $4.5M To Study Value Of Gene Sequencing In Newborns

Manitoba Agrees To Newborn Hearing Screening And To More Talk About Bullying

September 2, 2013

Grandparents Of Girl With Rare Disease Urge Tests In Hopes Other Children May Spared

September 1, 2013

Branford's Brian Kelley An Inspiration For Newborn Screening Law

August 29, 2013

Levittown Baby With Fatal Disorder Inspires Newborn Screening Bill

PerkinElmer Offers First Commercially Available Newborn Screen for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) In Europe & The Middle East

Contours Co-Sponsors Blogger Baby Shower, Promotes Newborn Health Screenings

August 26, 2013

Malloy Signs Legislation To Improve Newborn Health Screening Process

August 21, 2013

New California Law Mandating Newborn Heart Screenings Saves A Life At Mission Hospital

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August 20, 2013

Ontario To Screen All Newborns For Rate Immune Disease

August 19, 2013

New Law Requiring Screening for Heart Disease Provides Effective Protection for Newborns, Says Staten Island Pediatrician

Newborns Could Soon Be Screened For Rare "Pompe" Enzyme Deficiency Disorder

Critcal Congenital Heart Disease Screening Requires Simplification

August 14, 2013

Inexpensive Test Is Saving Infant Lives

August 13, 2013

Newborn Screening Program Marks 50 Years Of Providing Peace Of Mind

50 Years Of Newborn Screening Pays Off With Healthier Oregon Kids

Newly Passed California Newborn Screening Law Likely Saved Child's Life

Law Mandates Newborns Be Screened For Congenital Heart Disease

August 12, 2013

Nursery Level Key To IDing Baby's Heart Defect

August 9, 2013

Advocates Push For Renewal Of Federal Infant Screening Program

August 8, 2013

Hagan, Hatch Introduce Bipartisan Newborn Screening Bill

August 7, 2013

Newborn Screening Bill Has Been Signed Into Law

August 6, 2013

Senator Hannon: Newborn Screening Law Will Save Lives

Countless Lives Saved From 50 Years Of Newborn Screening in NY

Newborn Screening To Expand Genetic Testing

Newborn Screening For Critical CHD Is Cost-Effective

Hatch, Hagan Introduce Newborn Screening Bill

Nation Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First Newborn Screening Test

August 5, 2013

Syracuse Mom Helps Pass State Law Requiring Heart Defect Screenings For All Newborns

August 4, 2013

Ohio Adds Immune Disorder To Newborn Testing

August 3, 2013

New Screening Mandates For Newborn Babies Going Into Effect Throughout NY

August 2, 2013

New Disease Added To Newborn Testing

August 1, 2013

Bill Improves System that Screens, Diagnoses, and Treats Medical Conditions Among Newborn Babies

NY To Require Screening Newborns For Heart Defects

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation To Require Congenital Heart Defect Screenings For Newborns

Among The Best: Russell Medical Center Receives Nod For Excellence In Newborn Screening

Nation Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First Newborn Screening Test

July 31, 2013

Newborn Screening Had Been Saving Lives For 50 Years

Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Now Required For All Newborns In Texas

Kids Learn About Health Screenings With Furry Friends

Time Is Running Out For Gov. Cuomo To Sign Newborn Screening Bill: Your Letters

July 29, 2013

Test Aims To Find Heart Defects Soon After Birth

Christie Allots $1.6M to Law Requiring Newborns To Be Screened For Diseases

July 28, 2013

New Legislation Helps Keep Newborns Heart Healthy

July 26, 2013

A Milestone For America's Newborn Screening Program

July 24, 2013

Levittown Family Pushes For All State Newborn Screening For Krabbe

Health Groups Want To Require Newborn Heart Tests

Newborn Heart Test Law Pushed

July 23, 2013

Wisconsin Bills Would Mandate Heart Disease Screening On Newborns

July 19, 2013

Genetic Screening: Every Newborn A Patient

July 17, 2013

Results Of NJ Law Requiring Newborn Screening Resonate Nationwide

Lab Celebrates Nation's 50 Years of Newborn Screening

July 16, 2013

Sickle Cell Anemia On Rise In Newborns Worldwide

Pulse Oximeter Bill Will Save Lives Of Newborns

July 15, 2013

N.J. Study Finds Screening Infants For Heart Defects Is Effective

Just A Few Drops Of Blood Can Save A Baby's Life: Celebrating 50 Years Of Newborn Screening

NJ's 1st In Nation Statewide Screening Program Detects Critical Congenital Heart Defects

July 13, 2013

SC Hospitals To Test Newborns For Heart Defects

New Law Requires Newborns Undergo Screening For Heart Defects

July 12, 2013

Program Celebrates 50 Years Of Screening Newborns For Rare Disorders

Newborn Screening For Diseases, Defects Began 50-Years Ago

July 11, 2013

Bill Would Require Newborn Heart Testing in Wisconsin

July 9, 2013

Pioneering Newborn Screening Lab At UW-Madison To Mark 50th Anniversary

Missouri Newborns Will Now Be Screened For Serious Heart Defects

July 8, 2013

Early Results Boost Screening Babies For Congenital Heart Disease

July 7, 2013

British Newborn First To Be Screened For Genetic Defects With New, Cheaper Screening

July 5, 2013

Hospitals to Screen All Infants For Heart Defects

June 30, 2013

New Commonwealth Law Hopes To Curb Infant Heart Issues

June 30, 2013

Kentucky Requiring Newborn Heart Screening To Catch Potentially Deadly Defects

June 25, 2013

All Louisiana Babies Will Receive Pulse Oximetry Screenings At Birth Thank To New Law

New States Screening All Newborns For SCID - Utah and Pennsylvania

Utah Now Screening Infants For 'Boy In The Bubble' Syndrome

Newborn Screening Program Championed At VU Helps Save Boy

Developing A Genetic Hearing Screening For Newborns

Pushing ALD Newborn Screening

February 21, 2013

New Guidelines Issues For Genetic Screening In Children, Newborns

February 11, 2013

Lawmaker Hopes To Save Babies By Mandating Simple Newborn Screening Test

Sickle Cell Test Gets NCAA OK Despite Docs

A Tangled Debate Centers On Newborns' DNA

Newborn Baby Screening For Fragile X Syndrome

Texas Children's Hospital Announces Newborn Screening Clinic For Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders

November 8, 2012

Florida Newborn Screening Identified First Baby Born With SCID

University of Utah Medical Ethicist Will Advise U.S. Health Secretary

Newborn Screening Tests Can Save Both Lives and Money

October 10, 2012

Iowa Newborn Screening Program Expands

Rapid Test Pinpoints Newborns' Genetic Diseases In Days

Florida To Test Newborns For SCID, A Life-Threatening Immune Disease

NBSTRN Unveils New, First-of-its-Kind Virtual Repository For Newborn Screening Researchers: New System Will Save Lives and Improve Newborn Testing

Parents of Babies With Sickle Cell Trait Are Less Likely To Receive Less Genetic Counseling

September 1, 2012

Measure to Save Newborn Lives On Way To Governor

Maryland Newborns To Be Screened For Heart Ailment

Archived Blood Spots Could Be Epigenetic Jackpot

Screening Can Save Lives Of Newborns

Texas Children's Center For Global Health Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary Of Successful Sickle Cell Disease Screening Program In Angola

July 10, 2012

Hearing Loss An 'Invisible,' and Widely Uninsured, Problem

Virginia Launches Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Initiative For Newborns

Advanced Liquid Logic Awarded Nearly $3M From NIH For Newborn Screening

Governor Signs Bill For Newborn Screening Funding

NHGRI, NICHD Plan $25M Newborn Sequencing Screening Grants Program

Colorado Adds 'Bubble Boy Disease' To List Of Newborn Tests

Manitoba Expands Newborn Screening Program To Include Cystic Fibrosis

New Immunodeficiency Test For Texas Newborns

Assembly Committee Approves Newborn Screening

Gov. Scott Approves SCID Screening; Florida Becomes 11th State To Require Life-Saving Test For Newborn

New Pilot Scheme To Test Babies For Five More Inherited Diseases

Greece On The Breadline: Newborn Testing Under Threat

March 29, 2012

Georgia Lawmakers Consider Study On Newborn Screening For Heart Defects

March 19, 2012

Newborn Screening For DMD Shows Promise As A International Model

February 29, 2012

University of Michigan Researchers To Study Health Outcomes and Economicx Of Newborn Screening

February 17, 2012

Colorado To Test Newborns For 'Bubble Boy' Disease

February 15, 2012

UIHC Offers New Heart Disease Screening Process For Newborns

February 1, 2012

Couple Makes Multi-Million Dollar Commitment To Screen Every Newborn Baby For "Bubble Boy" Disease

January 31, 2012

Minnesota Department of Health To Begin Destroying Newborn Blood Spots In Order To Comply With Recent Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling

January 20, 2012

Newborn Screening Program Helps Save 'Twins' Lives

January 18, 2012

CHOP To Create Long-Term Newborn Screening Data Repository

January 08, 2012

Sickle Cell Trait Keeps Steelers' Safety Out Of Playoff Game

December 16, 2011

"Emma's Law" Legistlation Approved By Assembly

December 13, 2011

Midwest's First Liver Cell Transplant For Baby With Life-Threating Urea Cycle Disorder Performed At Children's Memorial

December 5, 2011

New Microarray-On-A-Chip Test Developed For Cystic Fibrosis.

November 29, 2011

Lysosomal Storage Disorders Are More Common Than Previously Thought Among Children

November 16, 2011

Ruling Restricts Newborn Blood Use

November 14, 2011

Delay In Results May Have Led To Baby's Death

October 20, 2011

KDHE Working To Replace $2.2 Million For Newborn Screening Program

October 19, 2011

Newborn Screening For Cystic Fibrosis Doubles Survival

September 30, 2011

MDCH Adds Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) To Newborn Screening 

September 19, 2011

Parents’ Anxiety About Newborn Screening Results Does Not Lead To Increased Health Care Use 

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