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Congenital Heart Defect

Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Shows Parents' Strength Even When Life Throws A Curveball

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents

When newlyweds Rob and Erin Marshall discovered that they were expecting their first child, they decided to make a time-lapse video of one-second clip...

Racing in the 'Baja 1000' to Heal Young Hearts

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.22.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The race tests both machines and humans as it takes place over some of the harshest and most unforgiving terrain in the Baja peninsula, including desert, sand traps, rocks, steep hills, cattle crossings and, yes, even some paved roads here and there.

Melodies of the Heart: Celebs and Massachusetts Family Honor Boy's Legacy Using Powers of Music and Kindness

Jaime Lubin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Jaime Lubin

This weekend wishes did indeed come true here, thanks to the musical talents of Scott Grimes (ER, American Dad!), Bob Guiney, and musician Jay Gore as they rocked out to honor one little boy's powerful legacy of compassion.

Brave: Hearts, Mended

Kristin Shaw | Posted 06.28.2014 | Good News
Kristin Shaw

Paris was half of one of the couples in our circle of friends, and although we suffered the anguish of a failed marriage separately, we reconnected via Facebook in 2008 and watched each other blossom in our new lives.

Alena Hall

Behind Every Superhero Stands a Supermom

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 02.28.2014 | Parents

Kitty Burton of Omaha, Neb., is the kind of mom who works constantly to protect her three children with love, support and strength. But when one docto...

Heart to Heart

Angela Whittaker | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Angela Whittaker

The hole was determined to be a congenital condition. I'd had it my entire life, and never knew it! The hole was large, and a couple months later I would have heart surgery to close it and protect my life.

The Heart of the Matter: A Love Letter

Gail Federici | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Gail Federici

February is a time to spread awareness of heart disease and also to recognize the astounding achievements of the medical community in treating matters of the heart and these things are important to me.

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.

How One Brave Doctor Is Mending Broken Hearts

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a baby is born with a heart defect. Most heart defects are treatable. In the U.S., 95 percent of children ...

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...

One 'Heart Gift' at a Time

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.31.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

On the occasion of the anniversary of our nation's Independence, I generally try to post something patriotic, something real Americana. This year,...

10 Ways My Daughter Has Made Me A Better Man

Tom Riles | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Tom Riles

Parents teach their kids many lessons, but at the same time, parents gain wisdom from their children.

WATCH: The Most Touching Rendition Of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow'

Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents

From the guys who brought you "Part of Your World" and "All I Want For Christmas," Life of Dad is back with their latest hit, "Somewhere Over the Rain...