UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Nationally Ranked in Five Specialties

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas…

Care & Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects

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, Preparing children for surgery, Feeding Tips,…

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 feeding tips if your baby has a heart defect.

Special Needs For Children with a Congenital Heart Defect

The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.

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International Integrative Health Day

It’s often difficult to widen your lens and focus on the big picture. This can also prove true in health care. While specialized care is necessary to treat complex conditions,…

Ethan’s Race Against the Clock

After a devastating hurricane season in 2018, Michelle Byron and her family were looking forward to being back in their home in Panama City just in time for Thanksgiving. While…

Keeping Thea All Smiles

Althea “Thea” Brown is all smiles. And her spunky personality along with her curiosity for the world around her will undoubtedly bring a grin to your face. But it’s hard…

Call Everyone: Bobby's Journey with CHD

Robert “Bobby” Murray, 34, was born in Hollywood, Florida on Jan. 23, 1985 – during a decade in which long-term survival into adulthood for a person with congenital heart disease…