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Boy with congenital heart defect becomes a chef for a day - ABC News



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Boy with congenital heart defect becomes a chef for a day 
ABC News
Today is our sponsor Macy's national believe day when they offer double donations $2 instead of every $1 for every letter to Santa up to an additional million dollars and all that will benefit children with life-threatening medical conditions, take a ...

 


Congenital heart disease screening reduced infant cardiac deaths in recent years - Healio



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Congenital heart disease screening reduced infant cardiac deaths in recent years 
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?The evidence is now sufficient to declare newborn screening for critical congenital heart disease a successful public health intervention,? Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, division chief of ambulatory pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital in ...
Mandatory congenital heart disease screening in infants saved lives: study Xinhua
Mandatory Heart Disease Screening in Infants Saved Lives MedPage Today
Infant CCHD deaths cut by 33% after mandatory pulse oximetry testing Cardiovascular Business

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Increased risk of atrial fibrillation with congenital heart disease ... - Science Daily



Increased risk of atrial fibrillation with congenital heart disease ... 
Science Daily
Patients with congenital heart disease are up to 85 times more likely to suffer from atrial fibrillation as adults. The researchers behind a study are now advocating more frequent screenings of the most vulnerable groups.

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Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Birth Saves Lives ... - P&T Community



Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Birth Saves Lives ... 
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Infant deaths from critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) decreased more than 33% in eight states that mandated screening for CCHD using a test called pulse oximetry. In addition, deaths from other or unspecified cardiac causes decreased by 21 ...

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Infant deaths down in states requiring cardiac screening - MassLive.com



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Infant deaths down in states requiring cardiac screening 
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"Association of U.S. State Implementation of Newborn Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Disease With Infant Cardiac Deaths" is the first study to look at the impact of state policies that require hospital to screen infants for congenital ...

 


Providence cardiac program accredited for treatment of congenital heart disease - Spokane Journal of Business



Spokane Journal of Business
 
Providence cardiac program accredited for treatment of congenital heart disease 
Spokane Journal of Business
Based in Philadelphia, ACHA is a nationwide, nonprofit organization focused on connecting congenital heart patients, family members, and health care providers in a comprehensive support network. Congenital heart defects are the most common birth ...

 


Few late-phase trials of surgery exist for congenital heart disease - Healio



Few late-phase trials of surgery exist for congenital heart disease 
Healio
There have been few late-phase clinical trials that included children who underwent surgery for congenital heart disease, leading authors of a new European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery review to call for ?high-quality, multicenter clinical trials ...

 


The Impact Of Congenital Heart Disease: Beyond The Heart - HuffPost UK



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The Impact Of Congenital Heart Disease: Beyond The Heart 
HuffPost UK
Congenital heart disease has a major impact on affected children across the UK, but it also changes the lives of families, putting parents under emotional and financial strain. That's what we heard fr...
Ten Things to Know about Congenital Heart Disease | Nursing ADVANCE

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December: Pippa Middleton | News | University of Bristol - University of Bristol



University of Bristol
 
December: Pippa Middleton | News | University of Bristol 
University of Bristol
Pippa, who has been supporting the BHF for over three years also met some of the BHF's world leading researchers in the field of congenital heart disease, to find out how they're saving young lives with their breakthroughs. This included the newly ...

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James Cant: We're saving more babies with heart defects thanks to pioneering work - The Scotsman



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James Cant: We're saving more babies with heart defects thanks to pioneering work 
The Scotsman
One of the most important parts of my role at British Heart Foundation Scotland is meeting the people whose lives we're trying to improve ? those directly affected by heart disease and their families. It's particularly moving to spend time with ...