Category: Cornerstone


Turner Syndrome and the Importance of Newborn Screening

Medical advancements in newborn screening have improved the early diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, including Turner syndrome (TS). This screening is efficient, cost-effective, and although not frequently talked about, includes routine tests that take place prenatally or immediately after…

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The Changing Workplace: New Opportunities for Work-Life Balance

The sudden change and isolation during the COVID pandemic pushed us into an uncomfortable and uncertain reality, one that led us to reconsider our choices and routines. The workplace changed, too, in ways that offer new opportunities for those seeking…

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How To Spread Your Butterfly Wings & Be Successful in College

Getting accepted to college is a huge accomplishment. Many students wonder if they are prepared for the challenges they might face when entering college and feel worried about managing academic and personal life. The transition from high school to college…

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Living Independently with Turner Syndrome

Turner Syndrome (TS) is a genetic condition that affects 1 in every 2,000 live female births. Individuals with TS usually have short stature, may be infertile, and may experience a variety of medical, cognitive, and psychological challenges. Given these challenges,…

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Fertility Preservation in Turner Syndrome

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In this post, we’ll review some of the information shared during the webinar “Fertility Preservation in Girls with Turner Syndrome” hosted by the Turner Syndrome Foundation, featuring guest speaker Dr. Kutluk Oktay–an OB/GYN physician and professor at Yale University. We…

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Tips for Obtaining your Driver’s License

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A common challenge for women and teenagers who have Turner Syndrome is obtaining a Driver’s License. Cognitive issues related to visual-spatial awareness and executive functioning are often associated with TS. These challenges can make it difficult to learn to drive….

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