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  • 21. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 22. Detection of a Heart Defect in the Fetus The American Hart Association explains that a structural heart defect or rhythm disorder in the fetus has significant implications for pregnancy management, delivery planning, and diagnosis of abnormalities in other organs.
  • 23. Pediatric Cardiomyopathies Introduction to Pediatric Cardiomyopathies
  • 24. About Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains congenital heart disease and congenital heart defects in adults and children.
  • 25. Honor Your Heart Hero for CHD Awareness Week Celebrate the heart heroes in your life by changing your social media profile or cover image for CHD Awareness Week.
  • 26. Congenital Heart Defects Personal Stories Hear personal stories from survivors with congenital heart defects and their families.
  • 27. The American Heart Association and The Children's Heart Foundation To help further lifesaving research for congenital heart defects, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) and The Children?s Heart Foundation (CHF) are joining forces to help tackle the world?s number one birth defect: CHDs.
  • 28. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 29. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 30. Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.


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  • Research: 21.8%
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  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
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