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Lead Photo: Katelyn

America’s Next Ninja Warrior: Katelyn’s Story

Published: Jun 30th, 2016

Standing at 4-feet and 8-inches-tall, Katelyn Eldred, 10, wants to become a Spartan Race Champion or American Ninja Warrior…

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UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Recognized in 9 Medical Specialties

Published: Jun 22nd, 2016

Cardiology and heart surgery ranked 24th in the nation and 1st in the state of Florida…

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Unbreakable: Christina’s Journey

Published: May 18th, 2016

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

Lead Photo: Baby Janan

Home is Where the Heart is

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

The Campbell family, whose 10 children range in age from one and half to 24, recently welcomed Janan, the newest addition to their family, and he has required little extra care…

Lead Photo: Owen with his puppy

A Life Yet to Live: Owen’s Reversal of Heart

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

From playing in the dirt to watching birds and squirrels, Owen Maier is a spirited, blue eyed and rosy-cheeked toddler…

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From teething to transplant: Izabella’s Journey

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

In December of 2011, Krystina Lopez was given little hope that her twin daughters, Jesubelle and Izabella who were born three months premature, would survive…

Celebrating 10 Years of Healing Hearts

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

This past January, the University of Florida Health Congenital Heart Center celebrated 10 years of healing hearts for patients of all ages diagnosed with congenital heart defects…

UF Health Pediatric Specialties — Halifax Health

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

Lead Photo: Girl hugging a heart

A Dying Orphan Gets Help from UF Health Surgeon

Published: Mar 14th, 2015

Even before Doug and Lori McCary finalized their adoption of Rachel, a young girl from China who was born with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, the McCarys found the UF Health […]

Answers in a Heartbeat

Published: Mar 12th, 2014

For families with children facing complicated congenital heart conditions, waiting for answers can prove torturous. Physicians with the UF Health Congenital Heart Center are shortening that wait, using technology to diagnose patients even if they are hundreds of miles away.