Cardiology

Can You Be Cured of Congenital Heart Disease?

If you had heart disease would you see a cardiologist? Most of us would answer “yes.” However, over half of... Read full post »
Cholesterol Screening for Kids: When Should Your Child be Tested?

Cholesterol Screening for Kids – When Should Your Child be Tested?

You probably know that you need to get your blood lipids, or cholesterol, checked regularly as a way to understand... Read full post »
Adult Care Transition Program

Transitioning to Adult Care

Transition is a hot topic in the medical field, especially when working with teens. So why is that? And what... Read full post »
adult congenital heart disease and pregnancy

3 Things Women With Congenital Heart Disease Should Know About Pregnancy

Today, we expect that most children treated for congenital heart disease will survive to adulthood and lead a full adult... Read full post »
Misconceptions of heart care

Common Misconceptions of Life after Heart Surgery

Heart surgery can be a very scary experience for both parents and children. You most likely have questions about how... Read full post »
22q

What We Wish “Grey’s” Knew About 22q

On the latest episode of the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy (ABC), a fetal surgeon and her surgical fellow discuss a... Read full post »
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Myths

Myths About Adult Congenital Heart Disease

If you’re a teen or adult who had congenital heart disease (CHD), or a heart defect, as a child, you... Read full post »

New Cardiac MRI Leads to Better Diagnosis

Imagine a device that allows physicians to see how a patient’s brain responds when the patient performs basic mental tasks.... Read full post »