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SimpleScience@Heart: The couch is no place for people with heart defects

If you or your child were born with a heart defect, don’t skip out on physical activities. While some irregular heartbeat conditions may limit what you can do, most people with heart defects can do just about any physical activity. …

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Simple Science @Heart: Radio waves blasted into body may help reduce blood pressure

When multiple medications don’t lower blood pressure, radio waves blasted into your body may be the answer. New research shows people who had this procedure maintained lower blood pressure

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Simple Science @Heart: Philadelphians find defibrillators with smart phone app

More than 300 teams and individuals used a smart phone application to locate, photograph and map more than 1,400 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) throughout Philadelphia. The participants were part

Simple Science @Heart: ‘Maps’ of kids’ hearts could help correct rapid rhythms

New research could lead to a better “map” for doctors trying to fix a rare, rapid rhythm in children’s hearts. Doctors usually treat this condition by destroying the abnormal

Simple Science @Heart: Magnetic particles in cells help track heart treatments

Tiny magnetic particles are helping doctors track cells in the body. With stem cell therapy, doctors can adapt blood cells to fight disease. But it’s hard to tell exactly