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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…


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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Acute Myocardial Infarction Toolkit

Use American Heart Association tools and resources to empower your patients after a heart attack.

Prevention and Treatment of PAD

The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and...

Why PAD Matters

The American Heart Association explains why peripheral artery disease, PAD, is a life-threatening condition that can be managed or even reversed with proper care.

About Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

The American Heart Association explains peripheral artery disease (PAD) as a type of occlusive disease that affects the arteries outside the heart and brain. The most common cause is atherosclerosis...

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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UF neuroscience study sheds light on effect of methamphetamine on the brain

University of Florida Health neuroscience researchers have published findings revealing new insights into the abnormal firing of neurons in the brain associated with dopamine release after intake of...

Weight loss information on top Spanish-language websites often inaccurate

It can be hard enough to shed unwanted pounds. For Spanish speakers seeking weight loss information online, it could be even harder, thanks to the prevalence of inaccurate and incomplete information...

Exercise releases hormone that helps shed, prevent fat

If a workout feels like more pain than gain, here’s some motivation: Exercise releases a hormone that helps the body shed fat and keeps it from forming....