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Heart Defects

#HeartWarrior: Maddy Reyes

American Heart Association - Western States | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
American Heart Association - Western States

Maddy Reyes is a 12-year-old Heart Warrior participating in the 2016 Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk. She is also a social media ambassador, @MaddyG...

Would YOU Save a Tiny Heart?

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 08.27.2016 | Impact
Seth Adam Smith

What if I were to tell you that the number one birth defect in America (and one of the leading causes of death) was also one of the least talked about and least researched?

Israeli Doctors Treat Palestinian Children Born With Heart Defects

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

Despite the continued rocket fire persisting between Israel and Gaza, there is a glimmer of hope for unity among the warring sides. Israeli doctor...

A Letter To My Daughter's Future Valentine

Tom Riles | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Tom Riles

When you are eating space food tonight, act like a gentleman, because this girl is special. There was a time when we weren't sure she was going to make it.

One Texan's Remedy for War: 'Preemptive Love'

Greg Barrett | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Greg Barrett

When a native Texan named Jeremy Courtney took the stage at the 2012 Q Conference he had no idea he would, in effect, be pitching his 2013 memoir, Pre...

17 States Still Don't Require This Life Saving Test For Newborns

Posted 10.06.2013 | Parents

Here's the bad news: congenital heart defects are the most common birth defects in newborns, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...