Items Tagged ‘Newborn Screening Program’

June 24, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Golf Channel Struggle is real: Is there a cure for […]

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February 2, 2012

State starts destroying newborns’ blood samples

By Mystery User

The Minnesota Department of Health has begun destroying blood samples routinely collected from newborns because of a court decision that prohibits the storage of those samples. The samples are used by the Newborn Screening Program to check for 53 genetic diseases and congenital disabilities. The samples have been stored for medical research…”Newborn screening is an […]

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Tags: Bryan Anderson, Minnesota Department of Health, Newborn Screening Program

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