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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
Each year, 300 babies in Scotland are diagnosed with a heart defect. Behind every statistic is a child and a family facing the unknown. Last summer, this was the situation the Taylor family found themselves in. When their son Cohen was born, he seemed ...

 


'Miracle baby' with heart defect dons Carson Wentz helmet - Story ... - FOX 29 News Philadelphia



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'Miracle baby' with heart defect dons Carson Wentz helmet - Story ... 
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photo In February, the McGuigans welcomed a baby boy to the world who was born with a congenital heart defect. Now, the family hopes to attract the attention ...

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Puppy with heart defect named honorary K-9 unit as part of bucket list - WPXI Pittsburgh



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Puppy with heart defect named honorary K-9 unit as part of bucket list 
WPXI Pittsburgh
HAMDEN, Conn. - Arlo the puppy wasn't expected to live past three months. Now, he's almost six months old, despite living with a heart defect that can be fatal. The puppy suffers from a narrowing of his aortic valve -- but Arlo's owner said that even ...

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Puppy with heart defect sworn in as honorary K9 officer - WCPO



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Puppy with heart defect sworn in as honorary K9 officer 
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Arlo was born with a heart defect, and sadly his days are numbered. "It's the narrowing of the aortic valve. Most dogs it's just kind of a ring, since is tunneled. There is a surgery they offer for this disease, but they do not offer it for his ...

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Nurse Discovers Hidden Heart Defect In Newborn Girl - CBS Philly



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Nurse Discovers Hidden Heart Defect In Newborn Girl 
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Pietrangelo, a nurse at Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, while she was on regular rounds working with newborns, kept hearing an unusual noise from Illiana's heart. ?It was like a clicking noise, like trains going over railroad track,? said Pietrangelo ...

 


Grateful Heart: Derby family connects with others to help handle son's defect - KSN-TV



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Grateful Heart: Derby family connects with others to help handle son's defect 
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DERBY, Kan. (KSNW) ? For parents of a child with a congenital heart defect, there's no set path of treatment. The path they end up on will likely have its twists and turns and parents do their best to keep up. They often look to other families dealing ...

 


Multidisciplinary care team prevails against heart defect in newborn - Stanford Medical Center Report



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Multidisciplinary care team prevails against heart defect in newborn 
Stanford Medical Center Report
Marlo Greenfield was halfway through her pregnancy when she and her husband, David, received bad news: Their eagerly awaited daughter had a congenital heart defect. The fetal aorta and left side of the heart were smaller than normal, ultrasound scans ...
Teamwork repairs a baby's heart defect Scope (blog)

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Mother And Son Share Heart Defect And Cardiologist - CBS Local



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Mother And Son Share Heart Defect And Cardiologist 
CBS Local
It is one of the first programs in the nation to be accredited as an Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Comprehensive Care Center by the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA). The Heart Institute at Children's Colorado is ?graduating? more and ...

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Red Balloon: How a mother is uniting the congenital heart defect community - Press & Sun-Bulletin



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Red Balloon: How a mother is uniting the congenital heart defect community 
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Elliott Root is a bundle of energy. At his family's home in Binghamton, the 10-year-old, who celebrated his birthday at Dave & Buster's in Syracuse the week prior, hovers in the kitchen for a moment before darting outside to shoot hoops in the driveway.

 


Moms of children with congenital heart defects work to raise awareness - Galesburg Register-Mail



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Moms of children with congenital heart defects work to raise awareness 
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About this story: A few months ago, The Register-Mail was introduced to Tiffany Peterson, a Galesburg woman whose son was diagnosed with congenital heart defects before birth. Through Peterson, we met two other women who also have children with heart ...