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Study shows promise for heart surgery patients with Down syndrome

A large national study suggests that children with Down syndrome — the most common chromosomal disorder — do not face additional risks when undergoing heart surgery. In addition, the children may actually have a better chance of survival while hospitalized […]

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“Saving Children’s Lives” pilot program making a difference in Africa

A new training program led by the American Heart Association is saving lives in Sub-Saharan Africa and may ultimately help prevent the needless deaths of many young children

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Kids’ blood pressure spikes can be adulthood problem

Kids with just occasional spikes in blood pressure during childhood are at much higher risk of having high blood pressure as adults, according to a study presented at