Podcast Audio Interview: Could your child’s birthmark be an indicator of something more serious?
Beth Drolet, M.D., Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Medical director, Pediatric Dermatology and Dermatology, Birthmarks and Vascular Anomalies Center, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, discusses a type of birthmark called a hemangioma, which can be an indicator of underlying health problems in some babies.
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Mar 13 - The Scientist reports on a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association in which researchers at Stanford report difficulties in using whole genome sequencing as a tool to detect disease risk in healthy adults. The Scientist
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Mar 11 - Dr. Linus Santo Tomas collaborated with lead authors at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on a study published in Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation that found that a simple questionnaire that rates breathing difficulties on a scale of 0 to 3 predicts survival in chronic graft-vs.-host disease. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Dr. Oldham Chairs Task Force on National Resources Needed for Childhood SurgeryMar-11-2014
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