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Is Autism Medical? Pittsburgh Parent Magazine September 2015

I had the privilege to write this article about the scientific and medical underpinnings of AUTISM in the September 2015 issue of Pittsburgh Parent Magazine. PDF Version here: Is Autism Medical?

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#1min4mito Week 6: Highest Incidence of Metabolic Diseases

(please forgive us, we are a few weeks behind and trying catch up!!) This one floors me. Really floors me. As many of you know over the past few years I have become a HUGE advocate for Newborn Screening.  Metabolic … Continue reading

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VIDEO~10 Fingers 10 Toes 10 Facts about Newborn Screening You need to Know!

Today marks the last day of Newborn Screening Awareness Month 2012! We started the month with this post of the 10 Facts about Newborn Screening that every expecting and new parent should know… and we are ending this month on … Continue reading

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Texas Born: Newborn Screening in the Lone Star State~ Krabbe Disease and PKU

This is an “interview” with Bill Morris. Bill and I met as part of the Baby’s First Test Task Force. Bill and his family lives in Central Texas and Bill serves as the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee Chairperson for Texas. I … Continue reading

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What does Newborn Screening have to do with Mitochondrial Disease?

Great Question! About a year ago as I was learning more and more about mitochondrial disease… I began asking myself, if Lady A’s symptoms were present since 2 weeks of age, is there (or was there) ANY way that we … Continue reading

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