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Laura Larks Elected as Vice President to SBTS Board

By admin

The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation is pleased to announce that Laura Larks was elected Vice President to its Board of Directors. Mrs. Larks has been a member of the SBTS Board since 2009 and a successful advocate on newborn screening.  Mrs. Larks’ advocacy … Continue reading

The Art of Fighting 2014 – Second Annual Event

By technical

THE ART OF FIGHTING 2014 – SECOND ANNUAL EVENT TO HOST INTERNATIONAL ARTISTIC TALENTS, WORLD CHAMPION GUEST COMPETITORS FOR AN IMPORTANT CAUSE Albuquerque, NM: New Mexico’s premier gaming event returns to Metropolis Comic Art Gallery for a three-day celebration. This … Continue reading

SBTS Supports New Maine CCHD Screening Law

By Kristine Brite McCormick

Critical congenital heart disease screening is law in Maine. A CCHD bill passed through the House and Senate last month. Maine governor Paul LeGage didn’t sign or veto the bill in the action period, meaning the bill is now law. … Continue reading

Pulse Ox Ohio Signed Into Law: Hear From One of The Families Who Made It Happen

By Kristine Brite McCormick

Today is a monumental day for babies in Ohio. Governor John Kasich signed Senate Bill 4 into law, the CCHD screening bill. The law was the result of years worth of work by many parent advocates, advocacy groups and organizations … Continue reading

ACTION ALERT – Medical Foods Coverage

By Laura Larks

The National PKU Alliance has brought an important issue to our attention.  Important decisions are being made that affect the future of medical food coverage, and urgent attention and action is required. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Service … Continue reading

Save Babies Through Screening is proud to announce that SBTS Medical Advisor, Michele Hall, R.N., has won the March of Dimes Pediatric Critical Care Nurse of the Year Award

By Laura Larks

The March of Dimes acknowledges that the nursing profession has played a key role in the success of their history and mission, dating back to their founding in 1938. This has led them to honor and support nurses. Every year, … Continue reading

Save Babies Joins Partners of the Heart to Recognize National Newborn Screening Awareness Month

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(Westchester, NY Sept. 12, 2012) — Save Babies Through Screening Foundation (SBTS), the only national volunteer-run nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to advocacy for newborn screening (NBS), today announced a collaboration with Partners of the Heart (POTH), a social enterprise that chronicles healthy … Continue reading

How Does the Affordable Care Act Affect Newborn Screening?

By Kristine Brite McCormick

With the upholding of the Affordable Care Act by the United States Supreme Court, a key component affecting newborn screening has also been deemed constitutional. At Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, we advocate for every baby to be screened with the conditions recommended … Continue reading

Save Babies Through Screening Foundation Publishes Position Statement on Addition of Tests to the Uniform Newborn Screening Panel

By Jill Levy-Fisch

We at Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc. are strongly in support of screening all babies for conditions that can be identified in newborns and treated most effectively if that treatment is started early in an infant’s life. We know, … Continue reading

Awareness Month Materials Order Form

By Kristine Brite McCormick

Please fill out the form below. Blog posts are written by both Save Babies Through Screening Foundation representatives and others not officially affiliated with the foundation. Posts do not necessarily reflect the views of SBTS. Posts are not medical advice. … Continue reading