Health & Medicine
Mon November 18, 2013
Newborn Screenings in VA Reach a Milestone
While some parents may not realize it, the difference between taking home a healthy bundle of joy from the hospital and a child who may suffer from a lifetime of health complications … is a prick on the heel, about five drops of blood, and a team of scientists. It’s the newborn screening that every child born in the Commonwealth goes through. Affected parents and medical professionals on Friday quietly celebrated a medical milestone. . .