UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

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…

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UF Health Shands Hospital additional operating room renovations underway

A multi-year renovation project will modernize our operating rooms with new state-of-the-art equipment, and provide a new Pediatric Hybrid Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Electrophysiology Hybrid Lab.

Natalie and Mike

A Big Move for a Bigger Reason

When Natalie and Mike made a life-changing move to Florida, it was also a life-saving one when the team at the UF Health repaired a hole in Natalie’s heart.

Riley Campbell with her dog

Tiny Fireball: Riley

Erin Campbell was only in her second trimester when she found out that the course of her entire pregnancy would be altered…

Valeria Ocampo leaves the PCICU after the Berlin Heart repaired her heart.

Artificial heart gives a baby girl a second chance at life

For more than half of her life, 15-month-old-Valeria Ocampo lay in her hospital crib and peeked toward her window…

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Find a Check. Change. Control.® Program Near You

Find an American Heart Association affiliate office in your area to get involved in Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure monitoring Program in your area.

How Can I Improve My Low Ejection Fraction?

Good news! Many people with a low ejection fraction (or EF) have successfully improved it. Find tips from the American Heart Association to help you improve yours.

High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure

This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy...

Check. Change. <i>Control.</i> Community Partner Resources

Community Partner & Volunteer Resources for Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure Program.

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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 feeding tips if your baby has a heart defect.

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Author, professor Ted Spiker addresses Summer 2019 grads

The chairman of the University of Florida’s Department of Journalism and 2016-17 UF Teacher of the Year spoke to bachelor's, master's and specialist graduates Saturday. 

UF professor Ted Spiker addresses Friday's doctoral ceremony

The chairman of UF’s Department of Journalism and 2016-17 UF Teacher of the Year spoke to doctoral graduates in a ceremony Friday.

We’ve been trapping and sterilizing stray cats for decades. Does it work?

A collaboration between cat welfare advocates, veterinary scientists and wildlife biologists suggests that when sterilization efforts reach 75% of the colony, overall numbers will decrease over...