Submitted by rkoren on February 27, 2014 - 2:46pm
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.
Submitted by rkoren on February 25, 2014 - 2:25pm
The newborn screening program marked its 50th anniversary in September of 2013. In honor of this monumental event, Baby’s First Test launched a campaign to spread the word about the importance of newborn screening.
Submitted by rkoren on February 20, 2014 - 11:37am
Receiving a diagnosis after follow up testing can be very scary, but a healthcare provider will be able to help parents and family plan a course of action to give their baby a full and happy life.
Submitted by rkoren on February 10, 2014 - 11:53am
Newborn screening is a state-based public health program. Some conditions are screened for in all or most states, but there are some significant differenences among the states.
Submitted by rkoren on February 5, 2014 - 1:57pm
Why do babies need newborn screening and what does it mean if the results are abnormal? Read on to learn more!
Submitted by rkoren on February 5, 2014 - 1:41pm
What does newborn screening test for, and why do babies need to be screened? What does screening look like and how does it work? Read on for the answers to these questions and more.
Submitted by rkoren on February 3, 2014 - 10:03am
Introducing the Genes in Life spotlight on screening through the life course! For the next two months, the Genes In Life Blog will cover newborn screening, pediatric screening, and cascade screening. Keep checking back for more!
Submitted by rkoren on January 29, 2014 - 5:05pm
Submitted by rkoren on December 23, 2013 - 2:53pm
What are incidental findings? Why are they creating such controversy? And how should are standard practices being created?
Submitted by rkoren on December 19, 2013 - 8:39am