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2013-09-27 23:02:00

Three neuromuscular diseases are being considered for inclusion in nationwide screening. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Pediatrician and medical geneticist R. Rodney Howell, who chairs MDA's Board of Directors, testified Thursday before the Subcommittee on Children and Families of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions to advocate for passage of the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013 (S. 1417). Howell emphasized that:...

2011-03-18 16:46:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The late Dr. Charles J. Epstein, MD, FACMG, Founding Fellow and Past President of the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) is the 2011 recipient of the American College of Medical Genetics Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award it was announced at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110318/DC68062) Dr. Epstein, who lost his battle with...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.