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house Bill H. Res. 144

Expressing support for designation of April 2013 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedApril 9th, 2013

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Official Title

Expressing support for designation of April 2013 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".

Summary

Express support for the designation of National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month. Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of and increase public knowledge about congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH); (2) inform minority populations about CDH; (3) disseminate information on the importance of good neonatal care for CDH patients; (4) promote good prenatal care and the use of ultrasounds to detect CDH in utero; and (5) encourage research on CDH to discover its causes, develop treatments, and find a cure.

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