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American Heart Association says better options needed for Children at higher risk of Premature Heart Disease

 

American Heart Association Scientific Statement

American Heart AssociationDallas, TXObesity and severe obesity in childhood and adolescence have been added to the list of conditions that put children and teens at increased risk for premature heart disease, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published in the Association’s journal Circulation.

New developments in identifying and treating the increased risk of premature heart disease in children and teens with certain medical conditions associated with increased cardiovascular risk are discussed in a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. (American Heart Association)

New developments in identifying and treating the increased risk of premature heart disease in children and teens with certain medical conditions associated with increased cardiovascular risk are discussed in a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association reports an increasing number of U.S. Adults living with Congenital Heart Defects

 

American Heart Association Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – More adults are living with congenital heart defects in the United States, creating the need for more health services and tracking systems to collect data across all ages, not just at birth, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Congenital heart defects are structural problems with the heart present at birth. They are diagnosed in eight to 10 per 1,000 live births in the United States and are the most common type of birth defect, according to researchers.

More adults are living with congenital heart defects in the United States, creating the need for specialized health services and systems that track this medical condition across all ages. (American Heart Association)

More adults are living with congenital heart defects in the United States, creating the need for specialized health services and systems that track this medical condition across all ages. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association report shows Adults born with Heart Defects have a substantially higher risk of Stroke

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Adults with congenital heart defects have substantially higher rates of stroke compared to the general population, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation.

A congenital heart defect is a heart abnormality present at birth.

Human Brain Image. (American Heart Association)

Human Brain Image. (American Heart Association)

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Tennessee Department of Health says Newborn Screening is best way to detect Sickle Cell Disease and Other Diseases in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is urging everyone be aware of Sickle Cell disease and take action to identify it early. Sickle Cell Disease is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders that affects nearly 100,000 Americans.

Sickle Cell Disease is common in African Americans, Hispanic Americans and people of Middle Eastern, Asian, Indian and Mediterranean descent.

Newborn Screening saves lives.

Newborn Screening saves lives.

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American Heart Assocation’s Faces of Heart Fest gives kids with congenital heart defects a chance to play, to share, to be kids together

 

Heart and stroke survivors of all ages to come to August 12th event; prior registration required by August 5th

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – When you are a child with a congenital heart defect, sometimes all you want to do is forget all the extra doctor visits and just be a kid. When you’re a parent of a CHD child, sometimes you need to talk with others who “get it.”

The American Heart Association’s Faces of Heart Fest gives both of them that chance.

Faces of Heart Fest to be held at the Nashville Zoo August 12th.

Faces of Heart Fest to be held at the Nashville Zoo August 12th.

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American Heart Association says New Guidelines aim to improve care for Babies with Heart Problems in the Womb

 

American Heart Association Scientific Statement

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Fetal heart experts working with the American Heart Association have developed guidelines to help healthcare providers care for unborn babies with heart problems, as well as their families.

The statement, Diagnosis and Treatment of Fetal Cardiac Disease, is published in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation.

Heart experts have developed the first scientific statement on detecting, managing and treating heart abnormalities in the womb.

Heart experts have developed the first scientific statement on detecting, managing and treating heart abnormalities in the womb.

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