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Screening Tests for Teens (Ages 13-18)

acreening tests are laboratory tests that help to identify people with increased risk for a condition or disease before they have symptoms or even realize they may be at risk so that preventive measures can be taken. They are an important part of preventive health care. Teenagers are often considered the healthiest age group. However, habits formed during adolescence will likely affect your child’s health until adulthood. For example, helping an overweight or obese teenager […]

Screening Tests for Children (Ages 2 to 12)

Screening tests are laboratory tests that help to identify people with increased risk for a condition or disease before they have symptoms or even realize they may be at risk so that preventive measures can be taken. They are an important part of preventive health care. Without symptoms of illness, children generally do not need many laboratory tests. However, helping children develop healthy habits, such as eating well and staying active, could prevent serious and […]

Screening Tests for Infants

Screening tests are laboratory tests that help identify people at higher risk for a condition or disease before they develop symptoms or even realize that they may be at risk so that preventive measures can be taken. They are an important part of preventive medical care. Without symptoms of disease, babies generally do not need many laboratory tests once they have been tested for newborns during the first week of life. The sections below provide […]

Newborn Screening Tests and Disorders

Newborn screening is the practice of testing all babies in their first days of life for certain disorders and conditions that can hinder their normal development. This testing is required in every state and is typically performed before the baby leaves the hospital. The conditions included in newborn screening can cause serious health problems starting in infancy or childhood. Early detection and treatment can help prevent intellectual and physical disabilities and life-threatening illnesses. The routine […]

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