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Two heart surgeries before his 1st birthday. Now he's 12 and healthy.

Two heart surgeries before his 1st birthday. Now he's 12 and healthy.

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November 14, 2018 at 9:05 am

Born weighing almost 10 pounds, Caden Konecny arrived pink and loud. His mom, Ashlea, loved everything about her first-born child, except his struggles to breastfeed. Perhaps she was doing someth...

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November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their partners have re-infected them. “While you tell peopl...

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An Underused Strategy For Surge In STDs: Treat Patients’ Partners Without A Doctor Visit

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November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their partners have re-infected them. “While you tell peopl...

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Coronary calcium test could help clarify heart disease risk – and control cholesterol

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November 13, 2018 at 8:33 am | When doctors are sorting out what to do about a patient's cholesterol, a key calculation is that patient's future risk for developing heart disease. But what if that risk is uncertain? New choles...

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PTSD common among aortic dissection survivors

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November 13, 2018 at 7:27 am | The sharp and sudden pain from an aortic dissection, along with the emergency treatment that follows, can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder years later, a new study finds. An aortic dissecti...

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With Hospitalization Losing Favor, Judges Order Outpatient Mental Health Treatment

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November 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | When mental illness hijacks Margaret Rodgers’ mind, she acts out. Rodgers, 35, lives with depression and bipolar disorder. When left unchecked, the conditions drive the Alabama woman to excessive...

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15-year-old presents research at prestigious science conference

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November 12, 2018 at 4:10 pm | Nobel Prize winners, worldwide experts and pioneering investigators are among the thousands who have presented research at the American Heart Association's flagship scientific meeting over the years....

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Heart attacks are becoming more common in younger people, especially women

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November 12, 2018 at 9:20 am | Heart attacks – once characterized as a part of "old man's disease" – are increasingly occurring in younger people, especially women, according to new research. The study presented Sunday at the ...

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Wait times for a donor heart may vary by race

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November 12, 2018 at 8:55 am | The wait for a heart transplant varies widely based on factors such as availability of donor hearts and blood type, but little is known about differences in wait times based on race and ethnicity. No...

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