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2017 Outcomes Report

Discover why our program is ranked the highest in Florida and in the Top 25 in the nation for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery…

Something remarkable

A teen celebrates Thanksgiving with his new lungs…

A Quest for Answers: Cayden’s Story

Cayden Kauffman loves to explore the world in his baby walker. Once the 9-month-old gets scooting, there’s no stopping him from thrusting forward and sliding around…

Ranked No. 1 in Florida for Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery

The UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital ranks among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals in 6 medical specialties, according to the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings released by U.S. News & World Report…

Cribside Critical Care

Jackson was born on April 8 to Ashley DuBois and David Rodes. Already sporting a full head of hair, Jackson had a seemingly normal first 14 hours of life…

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Prevention and Treatment of Pericarditis

The American Heart Association explains treatments for pericarditis and how it can be prevented.

Is Broken Heart Syndrome Real?

The American Heart Association explains broken heart syndrome, also called stress-induced cardiomyopathy or takotsubo cardiomyopathy, can strike even if you’re healthy.

What is Pericarditis?

The American Heart Association explains pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium, the potential causes, and who is at risk for pericarditis.

Pediatric Cardiomyopathies

The term "cardiomyopathy" refers to a diseased state of the heart involving abnormalities of the muscle fibers, which contract with each heartbeat. Learn about the different types found in children.

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Congenital Heart Defects and Physical Activity

The American Heart Association explains that exercise has many benefits and should be a regular part of almost anyone's life including most people with congenital heart disease.

Heart Health Recommendations For Those With CHD

The American Heart Association explains that if you have congenital heart disease, it's very important for you to follow the "healthy-heart recommendations" for diet and activity.

Special Needs For Children with a Congenital Heart Defect

The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.

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