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Ann Arbor :: MI :: USA | 1 month ago

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Costs Vary Widely for Care of Children with Congenital Heart Defects Across U.S. Hospitals Variations as much as nine-fold in some cases, reinforces need for standardized practices to cut costs and improve quality, says new study Released: 2/24/2014

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Albany :: NY :: USA | 3 months ago

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New York hospitals are now required to screen newborns for heart defects under a new law. The measure, which took effect Monday, requires all birthing facilities to administer the test called pulse oximetry (ox-IHM-uhtree) screening. The one-minute

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Waco :: TX :: USA | 3 months ago

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Pena Paul and Robin Pennington believe all orphaned children should have a chance at finding families and they've spent much of their lives working toward that end. The couple, of Driftwood, Texas, have spent 35 years growing their family of six with

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Columbus :: GA :: USA | 3 months ago

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A new test allows doctors at Midtown Medical Center to detect critical congenital heart defects in newborns that might otherwise go unnoticed. The hospital began screening infants using pulse oximetry at the beginning of the year. Dr. David Levine,

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Toronto :: Canada | 5 months ago

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Congenital heart defects occur when the heart or blood vessels near the heart don't develop normally before birth. Defects may be caused by chromosomal abnormalities, but the cause is unknown in most cases. Researchers examined patterns of congenital

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London :: United Kingdom | 6 months ago

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3 November 2013 0 View comments Aged only 60 minutes, Keira Robertson had suffered more than most people do in a lifetime. Not only had her heart stopped beating for 25 minutes, she then needed surgery as doctors battled to save her. Her parents,

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Syracuse :: NY :: USA | 6 months ago

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Yvetta Fedorova Fifty years ago, a revolution began in neonatal care that has preserved the physical and mental health , and often the lives, of thousands of babies: screening of newborns for inherited and congenital disorders. On Oct. 15, 1963, the

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Prague :: Czech Republic | 7 months ago

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He was kept in hospital overnight for observation as he had a slight temperature, after which his parents were expecting to take him home...He was transferred to Yorkhill Children's Hospital in Glasgow, but in the ambulance his oxygen levels

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London :: United Kingdom | 8 months ago

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View comments Zoe Cook, pictured, was born with a hole in her heart but was one of thousands of children surviving surgery last year The number of children dying from heart defects has fallen more than 80 per cent in the last three decades, according

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North Shore :: New Zealand | 8 months ago

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Doctors predicted this family photo of Colby Kobus with parents Stacey and Wade wouldn't happen. The toddler, nicknamed the miracle baby, surprised doctors by making it to his second birthday. Colby was born a healthy eight pound baby but at six

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