The Holiday season is upon us, and with Thanksgiving just a few days away it can be easy to get caught up in the chaos that often comes along with this time of year. Before everyone is occupied with traveling, cooking, hosting and shopping, we want to take a minute to reflect on another aspect of ‘Turkey Day’ – giving thanks. We asked our very own ViaCord employees what they are grateful for and here’s what they had to say: Read More
During November, individuals and organizations across the country are spreading awareness about premature births for Prematurity Awareness Month. As part of honoring Prematurity Awareness Month, we would like to take a minute to thank all of the researchers, medical professionals and organizations around the world that dedicate their time and extraordinary effort to help prevent premature births and improve the lives of premature babies and their families. Read More
Autism is a disorder that appears during the first three years of life and affects normal development of the brain’s social and communication skills.1 The exact causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are unknown, but research suggests that a combination of genes and environmental factors both play an important role.2 While we don’t know what causes ASD, we do know that it affects 1 in 68 children in the United States – a 30% increase from 2012 when it affected 1 in 88.3 Read More
Halloween is upon us and for many kids it is the most anticipated holiday of the year. It’s a night filled with chills and thrills, ghosts and goblins, and of course – tricks and treats!
Kids love getting dressed up to go on the hunt for candy, but it’s also important to remember safety when they head out to navigate the dark and eerie streets. Consider these tips to make sure your family has a fang-tastic evening! Read More
“Game Changers: Using Cord Blood to Help the Brain” presented by Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg
The 2015 AABB annual meeting has been going on since Saturday, but today is the day we’ve been waiting for! Today, October 26th, Mediware and Save The Cord Foundation will be hosting an exclusive Share the Science presentation about new cord blood clinical applications being researched for treatment of acquired and genetic brain injuries. Read More
If you’re pregnant, maintaining a healthy diet is not only important for your own well being, but it’s also necessary for promoting the development and growth of your baby. In this info graphic on folic acid, an essential pregnancy nutrient, you’ll learn why it is important and what foods you can find it in. Read More