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Maiers Grateful for Son’s Care

Listen to Owen’s Story Ryan and Jessica Maier’s son, Owen. was born with transposition of the great arteries, meaning Owen’s two major vessels that carry blood away from the heart […]

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Lewis Family Thankful for Every Day

Listen to Kendall’s Story Mindy and Ray Lewis’ daughter, Kendall, also known as “Miss K,” was born with VACTERL Association, which occurs in about 1 in 10,000-40,000 babies. VACTERL stands […]

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Nothing Slows Down Sage, Born with HLHS

Sage was born with a congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS),which means the left side of his heart did not develop. He was life-flighted to UF Health […]

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Congenital Heart Center Team Gives Baby Fighting Chance

After Mauricio Hernandez and Maritza de Jesus found out their son would be born with half a heart, they started fighting. Dr. Mark Bleiweis helped the couple and their son, […]

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A Dying Orphan Gets Help from UF Health Surgeon

Even before Doug and Lori McCary finalized their adoption of Rachel, a young girl from China who was born with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, the McCarys found the UF Health […]

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Ebstein's Anomaly

The American Heart Association explains Ebstein's Anomaly in children and adults.

d-Transposition of the great arteries

The American Heart Association explains the congenital heart defect d-transposition of the great arteries in children and adults.

Complete Atrioventricular Canal defect (CAVC)

The American Heart Association explains the congenital heart defect complete atrioventricular, AV, canal, complete AV canal, complete common AV canal, and endocardial cushion defect in children and...

Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA)

The American Heart Association explains the congenital heart defect Coarctation of the Aorta, CoA, in children and adults.

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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,...

Cardiac Catheterizations for Heart Defects

The American Heart Association explains that doctors can repair some heart defects without surgically opening your chest by using a procedure called an interventional cardiac catheterization.

Feeding Tips For Your Baby with CHD

The American Heart Association explains that feeding your baby can be a challenge because and children with congenital heart disease and congestive heart failure or cyanosis (blueness) tend to gain...

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The disease detectives: Unraveling how viruses go viral

Most people think about an infectious disease like the flu only when it knocks them flat.

Discussing the unspeakable

Between 1900 and 2011, the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys served as a state reform school and detention center in Marianna, Fla. Behind its brick walls those in charge committed unspeakable acts of...

Research links prenatal stress to babies’ health in war zones

Children from war-torn areas of the globe are affected by trauma even before they are born, according to a new University of Florida study.