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Stay up to date on CHD Awareness articles, CHD research projects, Pulse Ox and teen screening and more by visiting the News link.  If you're interested in participating in our annual fundraiser, picnic and photo calendar, please visit the Events link.

Alerts

Drug Watch  
Friday, March 06, 2015
Washington Mom Sues Over Daughter’s Heart Defect 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Wellbutrin Linked to Serious Heart Problems  
Thursday, April 21, 2011
"Researchers found that more than 12,700 infants born from 1997 to 2004 in the United States whose mothers were taking Wellbutrin during the pregnancy, had more than double the risk of a heart defect known as left outflow defects."

Awareness

NY 12-Year old member brings awareness to CHD 
Thursday, February 27, 2014
"Jennifer Reilly is an honor student who, in addition to figure skating, likes to play the piano. She doesn’t let her congenital heart defect slow her down. “I like science,” she told Adams. “I want to be a doctor.”
Awareness article with Dr. Naomi Gauthier 
Monday, February 03, 2014
"Now, every baby who needs a repair has one, and they are growing up and doing wonderfully," Gauthier said. "We follow them and it's an amazing tale of optimism."
Member and their race car in local ABC News 
Monday, May 27, 2013
Check out the race car in the video! One Little Hearts member brings awareness while racing!

CHD Survivor News

Player with CHD returns to Baseball after open heart surgery 
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Ten year old CHD Survivor Little League All-Star baseball Star 
Thursday, July 18, 2013
5 Questions: Robby Benson shares lessons from heart surgeries 
Saturday, October 27, 2012
CHD survivor actor Robby Benson sharies his lessons from open heart surgeries.

Features

New App Aims For Rapid Interventions and Reduced Mortality for Infants With Heart Defects 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
"The tablet-based app, called CHAMP (Cardiac High-Acuity Monitoring Program), is a more automated, accurate and simplified way for physicians to monitor high-risk, single ventricle heart defect patients at home in real-time."
7th Grade Project by CHD Survivor for Little Hearts (48.18K)
Friday, August 01, 2014
Cause of death for found for ancient baby mummy to be CHD 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Research

3D Printing by Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
"A 3D model allowed me to plan the surgery in advance, which meant Esther spent less time in surgery and received less anesthesia – making the procedure safer.”
CHOP offers new treatment for plastic bronchitis 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Rice University, Texas Children's Hospital patch for defects enhances electrical connections between cells 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Invention could serve as a full-thickness patch to repair defects due to Tetralogy of Fallot, atrial and ventricular septal defects and other defects without the risk of inducing abnormal cardiac rhythms."

Screening

Arab Times - Early Detection Critical for Babies with CHD 
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
All New Mexico Hospital implementing newborn screening 
Monday, July 28, 2014
Pennsylvania General Assembly Passes Bill for Newborn CHD Screaning 
Monday, July 07, 2014

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