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Newborn Pulse Ox Screening News Story 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Awesome to see pulse ox screening stories on a daily basis!
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease increases maternal stress, depression, and anxiety 
Friday, September 7, 2012
"The Journal of Pediatrics finds that, along with these benefits, maternal posttraumatic stress, depression, and anxiety are common after prenatal diagnosis of CHD."
Clinic providing cardiac screening for young athletes 
Monday, August 20, 2012
"In our state, the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) requires pre-participation physical exams (PPEs) for all high school athletes because they know one of the best preventions of sports injuries is finding hidden problems before they become major ones."
Highland Offers Free Heart Screenings to Student-Athletes 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
UK - How a simple test could save babies from dying of heart disease 
Monday, June 11, 2012
California newborn inspires bill to help children 
Friday, June 8, 2012
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth started the screenings Jan. 1  
Friday, May 18, 2012
"Historically, there has not been a great way to detect these kinds of problems before babies get sick," said Dr. Fran Lynch, associate medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit at Texas Health Harris Methodist. "This will help us identify them before they leave the hospital."
Pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects in newborn infants: an evaluation of acceptability to mothers (117.71K)
Friday, May 18, 2012
Press Release: Costs of screening children for sudden cardiac death outweigh its benefits 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
"The authors found that screening can save lives, but that because it targets rare conditions and available tests have limited accuracy, screening for SCD is costly, compared to other life-saving measures."
Should Young Athletes Be Screened for Heart Risk? 
Monday, April 30, 2012
"Should high school athletes be screened for heart trouble before taking to the practice field?"

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