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CHD Week 2018. Jodi Lemacks discusses importance of awareness of congenital heart defects.

Why Is CHD Awareness So Important?

Posted In: Mended Little Hearts Blog

On the first day of CHD Awareness Week, I have been thinking about what CHD Awareness means — why is it so important? To answer that, I think I have to go back to that very first day when I heard that there was something wrong with my baby’s heart. You see, I read What to … Continue reading “Why Is CHD Awareness So Important?”

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Mended Hearts Savanna, Georgia Chapter

Chapter Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

Posted In: Mended Hearts Blog

Typically, new chapters of Mended Hearts form when patients come together and organize. But in the case of Chapter No. 407 in Savannah, Georgia, it was the local hospital that led the charge. Memorial University Medical Center’s head cardiologist, Jeremy London, M.D., and the hospital’s cardiac nurse educator, Janet Steffen, saw the need for a … Continue reading “Chapter Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia”

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Chapter Spotlight: Houston, Texas

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To stay relevant for more than five decades, a Mended Hearts Chapter has to be willing to adapt to meet its members’ needs. Mended Hearts Chapter 38, which serves Greater Houston through five satellites, recently shook up its speaker topics to keep members engaged and coming back. At 55 years old, Chapter 38 is Mended … Continue reading “Chapter Spotlight: Houston, Texas”

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Brothers bear each other's burdens

Brothers Bear Each Other’s Burdens

Posted In: Mended Little Hearts Blog

  Every photo in the #RockYourScar photo contest has a story behind it. When the Heartbeat team saw Alessandro Perales’s photo, which includes a smaller photo of him and a fellow superhero in the upper right-hand corner, we had to know more. The second hero in the photo is Sebastian, Alessandro’s twin brother. The boys … Continue reading “Brothers Bear Each Other’s Burdens”

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Another wonderful event today that The Mended Hearts, Inc. is attending. Celebrating #ValveDiseaseDay with a robust educational session, hosted by Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano, Tx. Here, 6 distinguished cardiologists and cardiac surgeons discuss valve disease and the TAVR procedure. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you @valvediseaseday for hosting the twitter chat today! It's great to be alive and help others. #ValveDiseaseDay

@MLH_CHD Shaun White gets massive score, tops halfpipe qualifying https://t.co/MdJ72J8XWg . #HeartMonth #Inspiration

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