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Welcoming Grayson to the Gator Nation

With a lineage of orange and blue blood running through their veins, UF alumni Samantha and Ryan knew that their unborn son would one day become part of the Gator nation…

Heart to Heart

UF surgeons and dedicated medical teams give miracle conjoined twins a chance at a full life through ground-breaking procedures…

From the Depths of the Mind

How UF researchers have turned 3-D-printed dreams into research realities…

Team Nina: Cristina’s Story

At 6 years old, doctor’s diagnosed Cristina with a life-threatening cardiac abnormality. Listen to her incredible story of survival as a result of the UF Health Congenital Heart Center…

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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Why High Blood Pressure is a "Silent Killer"

The American Heart Association explains why high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is called the "silent killer," and how to monitor your blood pressure.

The Facts About High Blood Pressure

What is hypertension or high blood pressure? High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is when your blood pressure, the force of the blood flowing through your blood vessels, is...

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

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

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.

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 to receive nearly $10 million to support new agricultural safety and health center

The University of Florida has received a grant of nearly $10 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH, for...

Identifying damage to the brain’s superhighway

University of Florida researchers have developed a template showing the brain’s superhighways and how they are impacted by a stroke. The brain images required to create the template were...

Simple genetic test shows promise for better outcomes in heart stent patients

A quick, precise genetic test can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events by helping to identify more effective medication for some heart patients, a group led by University of Florida...