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Dr. John Kelley and Family Instrumental In Bringing Newborn Screening for ALD to Connecticut!

Friday, August 26, 2016

Since an ALD diagnosis of their son 21 years ago, Dr. John Kelley and his wife Jean have been tirelessly advocating for a statewide screening program to test all newborns for the disorder in the hope of saving another boy’s life. And now with the help of their work, legislative support from Senator Len Fasano and the efforts of thousands of supporters of the Brian's Hope Foundation, Connecticut has made it law.

Read the full New Haven Register article announcing the exciting news.

Brian's Hope - Hammerfest Triathlon - Celebrating 20 Years - Sunday September 18th 7:30 AM - Owenego Inn, Linden Avenue, Branford - Swim 0.5 miles, Bike 13.5 miles, Run 3.6 miles - Stopping the Progression of ALD

And if you'd like to be part of this growing movement to "save the boys" and secure nationwide screening, check out the upcoming Hammerfest Triathlon to support Brian's Hope on 9/18/16 in Branford.

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Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, PC offers all orthopaedic subspecialties including sports medicine, treatment for problems of the upper extremities and lower extremities, joint replacement surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, and surgical and non-surgical podiatry. It is one of the most respected orthopaedic groups in Connecticut and has been providing quality, individualized care to patients for over 50 years. COS has eight locations with in-house physical therapy, three COSNOW orthopaedic walk-in centers, two MRI centers providing in-house diagnostic testing and its own surgical center.

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