Next Public Health Grand Rounds
Beyond the Blood Spot: Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss and Critical Congenital Heart Disease
Tuesday, September 20 at 1 p.m. EDT
Newborn screening began in the United States in the 1960s to test for medical conditions that may not be apparent just by looking at a baby. Finding these conditions soon after birth can help prevent certain serious problems, such as brain damage, organ damage, and even death.
In the News - Zika Virus
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Zika is a virus which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Though illness symptoms are usually mild, Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects.
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CDC Grand Rounds Previous Sessions
- Primary Prevention and Public Health Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases (an Encore Presentation)
- Seven Decades of Firsts with Seven CDC Directors
- Tracking Environmental Health Data for Public Health Decision Making
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