1. Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act 2024

    March 12, 2024 There’s positive news for the millions of Americans living with congenital heart disease (CHD) and their families. The Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act (H.R. 7189) has successfully cleared a crucial hurdle by being marked up favorably by the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. This critical development signifies continued federal support for:…

  2. Advocacy for Kids: Virtual Conference 2021

    Conquering CHD’s annual advocacy conference in Washington, D.C. is virtual in 2021. Junior advocates can access recorded content, as well as printable materials, in lieu of attending the full virtual conference. Advocates ages 13+ are encouraged to attend the full virtual conference with a parent/guardian.

  3. Birth Defect Prevention & Awareness Month

    Every January, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosts National Birth Defects Prevention Month.

  4. Preventative Care is Essential During a Pandemic

    Dr. Rema Merhi of Las Vegas, Nevada co-authors this post, sharing critical reminders for families of pediatric heart patients during the pandemic. While most of us are worried about COVID-19, parents of pediatric CHD patients are definitely worried. In fact, they are so worried, they are refraining from receiving essential preventative medical care during the…

  5. COVID-19 Vaccines & CHD: Town Hall Wrap-Up

    Thank you to the patients and families who participated in our live Town Hall on January 20th, as part of our CHD Wise educational series. Read on for the summary and full video presentation.

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