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Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

Conjoined twin girls who were connected at the heart and other organs have been successfully separated in an extremely rare surgery…

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Fixing a Tiny Broken Heart

On the surface, no one would know that this handsome, giggling little boy was born with one of the more complex forms of congenital heart disease…

America’s Next Ninja Warrior: Katelyn’s Story

Standing at 4-feet and 8-inches-tall, Katelyn Eldred, 10, wants to become a Spartan Race Champion or American Ninja Warrior…

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…

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Know Your Fats

The American Heart Association explains the different types of fats. What are healthy fats? Knowing which fats raise LDL cholesterol is the first step in lowering your risk of heart disease.

Warning Signs of Heart Failure

The American Heart Association explains the most common signs and symptoms of heart failure and explains why they occur and describes how to recognize them.

Types of Heart Failure

The American Heart Association explains the different types of heart failure such as, left-sided heart failure, systolic failure, diastolic failure, right-sided heart failure and congestive heart...

Heart Valve Problems and Causes

If you’re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.

Care & Treatment for Congenital Heart DefectsSubscribe to this RSS Feed

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.

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.

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In memory of 9-year-old Leo, free tracking devices available to people with autism spectrum disorder

As the mom of a young child with autism spectrum disorder, Jovon Howard is hesitant to step away even for a few minutes to take a shower or wash the dishes. Her daughter, 6-year-old Jaliyah, is as...

Conjoined twins connected at the heart and liver successfully separated at UF Health

Conjoined twin girls who were connected at the heart and other organs have been successfully separated in an extremely rare surgery performed by physicians at University Florida Health Shands...

‘Nudges’ help students select healthy lunches

With back-to-school season in full swing, imagine this: Your child orders lunch via computer and gets a little message saying he or she needs to add more nutritious food groups....