Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Visiting the Dentist

By Kathy O’Loughlin, DMD, MPH, American Dental Association   Did you know that regular visits to the dentist and good oral hygiene can prevent most dental disease? That’s why the American Dental Association recommends that kids start visiting the dentist … Read More

Born a Fighter: After Open-Heart Surgeries, Winston Thrives

On March 16, 2017, Lauren gave birth to a baby boy named Winston, and for a few hours, everything was fine. Within 24 hours, however, Winston was brought to the NICU, where an echocardiogram of his heart confirmed it was … Read More

Internet Challenges and Knowing the Risks

“Challenge yourself!” You’ve heard it a million times, and it’s usually a good thing. Whether it’s academic, professional, or personal, completing a challenge can come with great satisfaction. Some challenges, however, need to be more carefully considered. With certain “challenges” … Read More

Born with Three Congenital Heart Defects Today Oliver Thrives

Concerned with her two-week-old son, Oliver’s feeding, Olivia Craig made an appointment with the pediatrician. She never imagined that her newborn son would be diagnosed with a congenital heart defect let alone three. During the appointment, a nurse practitioner and … Read More

Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Cholesterol

High cholesterol is a condition most people wouldn’t think affects children but children can indeed have high levels of cholesterol particularly if they are overweight, obese or have a history of family hypercholesterolemia, an inherited disorder where the body is … Read More

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