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Pro Football Hall of Fame Member Jim Kelly Urges Congress to Approve the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act
Date:4/8/2008

atives Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Mike Simpson (R-ID), Tom Reynolds (R-NY), and Henry Waxman (D-CA). The House Energy and Commerce Committee favorably reported it last month, and it is scheduled to be considered by the full House on Tuesday, April 8. Due to slight technical differences between the Senate and House versions of the measure, it will have to be considered by the Senate once more before being sent to the President.

About the March of Dimes Foundation:

The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose volunteers and staff work to improve the health of infants and children by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Founded in 1938, the March of Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education, and advocacy. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com or nacersano.org.

About Hunter's Hope Foundation:

Hunter's Hope was established in 1997 by Pro Football Hall of Fame member and former Buffalo Bills Quarterback, Jim Kelly, and his wife, Jill, after their infant son, Hunter, was diagnosed with Krabbe leukodystrophy, an inherited, fatal, nervous system disease. The Foundation is the Kelly's lifelong commitment to increase public awareness of leukodystrophies as well as to increase the likelihood of early detection and treatment. The major goal and highest priority of the Hunter's Hope Foundation is that through media awareness, every newborn in every state will be tested for every possible disease - saving the lives of thousands of children through the newborn screening program. Another goal of the Foundation is to fund research efforts to identify new treatments, therapies, and a cure for Krabbe and other leukodystrophies.

About Save Babies Through Screening Foundation

The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation is a non-profit volunteer advocacy organization whose mission is to improve the lives of babies by working to prevent dis
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