Wednesday 03 Sep 2014

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Uninsured and black infants with severe heart defects face higher death risk

Among infants born with severe heart defects, uninsured newborns were three times more likely to die than privately insured newborns, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health insurance coverage helped explain differences in …

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Study links some heart birth defects to increased heart infection risk

A new American Heart Association study published Monday has found that children under age three who have had certain heart birth defects or heart surgery in the past six