Beyond the Blood Spot: Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss and Critical Congenital Heart Disease

Iskander: Hello I’m Dr. John Iskander. Welcome to CDC Beyond the Data. I’m here today with Dr. Stuart Shapira, Associate Director for Science and Chief Medical Officer of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. Welcome Dr. Shapira. Shapira: Thank you John, it’s a pleasure to be here. Iskander: So today’s Grand Rounds […]

Newborn Screening: Improving Outcomes

>>>GOOD AFTERNOON. IT’S 1:00, SO LET’S BEGIN, AND WELCOME TO THE CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS. I WOULD LIKE TO BRING TO YOUR ATTENTION OUR NEW WEB PAGE. WHERE BOTH INTERNAL, EXTERNAL AND ANYBODY WHO WANTS TO FOLLOW US CAN GO AND WATCH US LIVE OR WATCH ALL THE ARCHIVED SESSIONS. I DO WANT TO […]

The Immunization Baby Book

For parents, there’s no greater joy than watching your child grow up happy and healthy. And so long before Parker ever walked on his own, we were taking steps to help make sure he’d be healthy for life. We knew there’d be boo-boos, bumps, and bad dreams. We also knew a little love could go […]

Masturbating Fetuses Prove Abortion Should Be Banned

masturbating fetuses proved that abortion should be bad it doesn’t make any sense i know this man whose picture is over my shoulder republican congressman michael burgers texas also and it will be gyi and says that matter implies at least that masturbating fetuses prove abortion should be banned he was talking yesterday appt with […]

First Degree murder charge for having a stillborn child

abortion is at risk but far more is at risk than that i’ve been out in south dakota and when i talk to people i said if you’re here to defend the right to abortion go home because what’s really at stake is constitutional democracy what’s being played out out there are issues like a […]

Government to look into covering cost of stillbirth autopsies

Government seeks advice on covering cost of stillbirth autopsies in bid to prevent further deaths  The Federal Government will seek advice on covering the cost of stillbirth autopsies, in a move to assist grief-stricken families and gain better insight into preventing further deaths    The Government has made the decision as part of its response […]

Public Health Strategies to Prevent Preterm Birth

>>>GOOD MORNING. GOOD AFTERNOON. GOOD EVENING. DEPENDING ON FROM WHEN AND WHERE YOU ARE JOINING US. IT’S MY PLEASURE TO WELCOME YOU TO CDC PUBLIC HEALTH’S GRAND ROUNDS FOR NOVEMBER 2015. PUBLIC HEALTH STRATEGIES TO PREVENTING PRE-TERM BIRTH. LET’S GET STARTED. FIRST, A FEW HOUSE KEEPING SLIDES. PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS HAS CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS […]

George W. Bush Wrong About Fetus Story, Pressure to Investigate for Torture

bjbj Before we go to break, let’s talk about George W. Bush. Remember, Louis, when we heard from George W. Bush about the fetus in a jar, not the Metallica song, “Whiskey in the Jar,” which was originally, actually that’s a cover, it’s not Metallica, I forget who originally did that song. Fetus in the […]

Birth Defects – What Causes Birth Defects?

We know the cause for some birth defects, but for most, we don’t. That’s because we think most birth defects are caused by a complex mix of factors. There are some factors that can increase the chance of having a baby with a birth defect. These are called “risk factors,” and include smoking, drinking alcohol, […]

We Were There – Folic Acid

[ Music ]>>Good morning, and thank you for joining us for the third We Were There. This series was created so that individuals who worked on CDC investigations can share their insights and lessons learned so that others may be inspired to carry on their work. This session is about preventing birth defects, folic acid, […]