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UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Recognized in 9 Medical Specialties

Cardiology and heart surgery ranked 24th in the nation and 1st in the state of Florida…

No Two Alike: Izabella

Some people will explain transplant as a second chance at life. For Izabella, a heart-lung transplant was her only chance for survival…

Unbreakable: Christina’s Journey

During a family vacation in 2003, Christina Miller noticed an unusual shortness of breath and fatigue as she traveled Europe…

Home is Where the Heart is

The Campbell family, whose 10 children range in age from one and half to 24, recently welcomed Janan, the newest addition to their family, and he has required little extra care…

A Life Yet to Live: Owen’s Reversal of Heart

From playing in the dirt to watching birds and squirrels, Owen Maier is a spirited, blue eyed and rosy-cheeked toddler…

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Conditions

The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with...

911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack

Symptoms of a heart attack from the American Heart Association Warning signs of a stroke. Warning signs of cardiac arrest. signs of a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack.

Healthy Heart Quizzes

The American Heart Association offers these heart-health quizzes to test your knowledge of heart attack, sodium, high blood pressure, diabetes, physical activity, medication, fats, cholesterol.

Treatment Guidelines of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF)

What are the Treatment Guidelines of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)? The American Heart Association explains how to prevent a stroke, do you need aspirin or warfarin therapy for atrial fibrillation,...

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Congenital Heart Defects and Physical Activity

The American Heart Association explains that exercise has many benefits and should be a regular part of almost anyone's life including most people with congenital heart disease.

Recommendations for Heart Health

The American Heart Association explains that if you have congenital heart disease, it's very important for you to follow the "healthy-heart recommendations" for diet and activity.

Care and Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects

The American Heart Association explains the Care and Treatment for adults and children with Congenital Heart Defects including Surgical procedures, Cardiac catheterizations, Heart transplants,...

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A second chance for Cisco

When the green sea turtle named Cisco Kid washed up on Hammock Beach in Palm Coast, it seemed his luck had run out....

To fight antibiotic resistance, we need to fight bad prescribing habits

May’s announcement that a strain of bacteria with genes conferring resistance to colistin, our antibiotic of last resort, was identified in the United States, is just the latest report...

The diabetes epidemic: controlling, curing and preventing

Atkinson explained that he doesn’t spend his days looking through microscopes, meeting with patients, or checking on mice in a lab. He’s more like the guy in charge of determining what...