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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…

Unbreakable: Christina’s Journey

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

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Understanding Your Heart Valve Treatment Options

Recovery statistics are very good for people who receive proper treatment of their heart valve problems. Learn about the different treatment options available.

Heart Valve Disease Personal Stories

Facing heart valve surgery can be a daunting task. Hear from other patients sharing their experience with heart valve surgery.

What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Cardiac rehab is a medically supervised program designed to help improve your cardiovascular health if you have experienced heart attack, heart failure, angioplasty or heart surgery.

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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Non-travel Zika cases in Fla. could approach 400 by summer’s end

Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new projections by biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions....

Biomarker breakthrough could improve Parkinson’s treatment

A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression....

Visitors concerned about Zika but still plan to travel to Florida, UF study shows

With more than 20 cases of non-travel related Zika reported in South Florida, tourists express more concern with travel to the state but still plan to come,  a new study shows....