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Growing up with a congenital heart defect

I was born with Tetrology of Fallot. I had two corrective surgeries – one at 7-months-old and another when I was two-and-a-half years old. I am 17-years-old now and I’m … Full Entry »

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The best and worst day

It was the best day of my life and it was the worst day of my life. It was the same day! I have shared that sentiment as it relates … Full Entry »

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Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Stockton’s story

It’s amazing to think that one moment can change your life. That one moment can guide you down so many pathways; sometimes losing you and sometimes finding yourself. For me, … Full Entry »

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Teaching your child to be heart-healthy

Like clicking a seatbelt, teaching our kids heart-healthy behaviors is one of the most important ways we can protect them. Fundamental lifestyle lessons, learned early, provide a lifetime of benefit.

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Texas Children’s Heart Center animation series

When a patient with a heart defect walks into a hospital’s heart center clinic, the unknown can be somewhat unsettling for the child and their parents. In an effort to … Full Entry »

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