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Valeria Ocampo

How an artificial heart brought a bubbly baby’s smile back…

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

Valeria Ocampo giggles and babbles as most babies do…

Lead Photo: Baby Jackson

Cribside Critical Care

Published: May 12th, 2017

Jackson was born on April 8 to Ashley DuBois and David Rodes. Already sporting a full head of hair, Jackson had a seemingly normal first 14 hours of life…

Lead Photo: Ethan Church

Finding the Root of the Problem

Published: May 12th, 2017

Ask Ethan Church what he’s passionate about and the answer may seem unusual for a 17-year-old: forestry and soil science…

Lead Photo: Baby Janan

Metamorphosis

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Janan’s mother describes her son as a tenacious problem solver. From playing with matching objects to reading with his siblings, Janan’s transformation from a year ago has his physicians mystified…

Lead Photo: Dr. Bleiweis with one of the conjoined twins

Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

Published: Aug 31st, 2016

Conjoined twin girls who were connected at the heart and other organs have been successfully separated in an extremely rare surgery…

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…

Lead Photo: Izabella

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