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When Life (and Death) Imitates Art

Phyllis Sudman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Phyllis Sudman

How can a seemingly healthy student just collapse? What are we doing to examine and protect the health of our students? Are we prepared for the next student who collapses? We really don't know much about our kids' hearts.

Too Many Babies Are Born With Heart Defects; Simple Test Helps Diagnosis

Nancy Brown | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

This week, as part of American Heart Month, we are drawing more attention to congenital heart defects. From Feb. 7-14, we commemorate Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week, offering a wonderful platform to discuss the subject and the way state lawmakers can help.

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...

Simple Heart Test For Babies Could Save Lives, Experts Say

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living

A simple screening test could pinpoint babies who are at risk for heart defects and potentially save their lives, according to a new study. The te...