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Can Kids with Heart Disease Play Sports?

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Providers used to be restrictive in allowing pediatric congenital heart disease patients to exercise. Now, experts say that doesn’t necessarily have to be the case.

Speeding Up Recovery for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery

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Chest tubes are necessary but painful for babies and children recovering from heart procedures. Doctors explore ways to remove the device earlier to improve families’ experiences and reduce time spent in the hospital.

Reducing Cardiac Arrests Among Pediatric Heart Patients

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Hospitals around the country collaborate to significantly reduce cardiac arrest rates among children hospitalized with heart disease, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association meeting.

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