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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

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
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

More Americans living with congenital heart defects 
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Best Children's Hospital 2016-2017 U.S. News Ranking 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
True Hearts Revealed in video by Camp Meridian 
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Research

Mayo Clinic & CHOP Announce Rare CHD collaboration 
Monday, February 13, 2017
University of Maryland Medical Centers with HLHS received bone marrow stem cells 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
NIH awarded Albert Einstein College of Medicine $6 million grant 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Grant to fund Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center. Will also support a new research program focused on 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

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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