Massachusetts Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Newborn Screening:
Governor Patrick proclaims week of December 9 as Newborn Screening Awareness WeekSecretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) John Polanowicz today led a State House celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Massachusetts newborn screening program, a public health success story that has touched the lives of nearly every person born in Massachusetts over the past five decades. Read more.

Mass. Newborn Screening Program Turns 50:
For fifty years, the New England Newborn Screening Program has been helping to provide peace of mind to parents and doctors by providing answers about the health of newborns in their first days of life. See video.