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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 6, 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

Reproductive Health in Young Women with CHD 
Monday, March 27, 2017
Little Hearts member Jennifer in the news 
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Boston Children's Hospital surpasses predicted surgery outcomes for 2015 
Thursday, March 17, 2016

CHD Survivor News

Little Hearts member Declan sharing his uplifting experience  
Friday, April 21, 2017
Player with CHD returns to Baseball after open heart surgery 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Ten year old CHD Survivor Little League All-Star baseball Star 
Thursday, July 18, 2013

Features

Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Family Sympsium 
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Dr. Thomas Spray CT surgeon at CHOP Receives Prestigious Medal  
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
More Americans living with congenital heart defects 
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Research

Genes Responsible for Severe CHD Identified by Pitt Researchers 
Monday, May 22, 2017
"The first known identification of two genes responsible for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a severe congenital heart defect, has been reported by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings are published today in the journal Nature Genetics."
$50 Million Gift to Packard Children's CHD Research 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Texas Children's Hospital Heart Center Tissue Bank 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Screening

Screening babies for critical congenital heart defects 
Friday, October 7, 2016
Washington newborns will be screened for CHDs 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Arab Times - Early Detection Critical for Babies with CHD 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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