New York State’s Genetic Screening Program was started in 1965 and now tests for more than 45 different conditions. Tests are performed using a few drops of a baby’s blood to identify certain genetic conditions that may permanently impact newborns and their families.
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells. Individuals with sickle cell disease have red blood cells that primarily contain hemoglobin S, an abnormal type of hemoglobin.
The more information you receive about breastfeeding, the better.
Breast milk contains a perfect balance of nutrients and antibodies to protect babies from disease and help them thrive.
The dog days of summer is a term used to describe some of the hottest days of the summer with rising temperatures reaching their peak for the season. In this article, Fidelis Care's Medical Director, Steve Materetsky, shares some tips to help your children stay safe during the rest of the summer season.
Fidelis Care is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Community Office at 95-01 63rd Drive in Rego Park, Queens. Conveniently located in a busy and diverse neighborhood near shopping, restaurants, and businesses, and with easy access to public transportation, the new office continues Fidelis Care’s more than 25-year commitment to serve local residents where they work and live.