Blog Posts for April 2014

Dissecting Deadly Delays in Newborn Screening

The states’ newborn screening programs are vital to the health of our country’s children. Learn more about how the Minnesota Department of Public Health keeps this important system running smoothly. 

Carrier Screening is About Ethnicity, Not Religion

Cultural differences mean more than celebrating different holidays or having different family recipes, they could mean a difference in genetic predispositions.

Pediatric Screening Part I-Hearing, Language, and Vision

As children grow and develop, parents and pediatricians should look out for certain markers of proper growth and development. Pediatric screening helps make sure that children can grow up to lead full and happy lives.