Because of the Vivian Act that was passed, Minnesota is now the first state to start universal screening for congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV) in all newborn infants. This article highlights the work of Dr. Mark Schleiss and his team in advocating for regular newborn screening for CMV.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity rates in children. In this article, Aaron Kelly, PhD sits down with an interviewer to discuss current childhood obesity trends and the resulting implications.
An Alabama family with three children that all have rare diseases have found the M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital as a place that they can call home when needed. This article highlights the amazing story of a family recieving care at M Health Fairview Masonic Children's hospital for the treatment of a rare disease.
February 28th is Rare Disease Day and to help raise awareness of rare diseases and their impacts on patients and their families, Dr. Paul Orchard sat down to answer questions about rare diseases and the significance of this day.
The COVID-19 pandemic has continually had a large impact on the people that are incarcerated due to the lack of available resources. Rebecca Shlafer and colleagues are working to improve vaccine and mask availability for these facilties to reduce the spread.