1. Jace Reminds Us of Hope and Joy

    Jace, born in October 2021, arrived with a hefty challenge – Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia and Double Outlet Right Ventricle, a mouthful for such a tiny fighter. At just 10 days old, he embarked on his first adventure: a complex heart repair at Columbia University Medical Center. Though the operation was a success,…

  2. Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act 2024

    Today, U.S. Representatives Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Adam Schiff (D-CA), along with original cosponsors Representatives Tony Cardenas (D-CA), Buddy Carter (R-GA), María Elvira Salazar (R-FL), and Darren Soto (D-FL), introduced the Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2024 – a bipartisan bill that will authorize continued funding for congenital heart disease research and surveillance programs at the…

  3. How to Help Your Child Stay Still During Medical Imaging

    Medical imaging plays an essential role in CHD care. However, for parents, the thought of their child undergoing medical imaging can be a source of stress and anxiety.

  4. Health Disparities Q&A

    Conquering CHD held The Meeting on Health Disparities in Congenital Heart Disease on February 28, 2021. Due to time constraints not every question could be answered live. The expert panelists have provided answers below.

  5. Advocacy Conference 2021 Recap

    Conquering CHD held its annual Advocacy Conference from March 1-2, 2021. Check out the meeting summary, follow-up reminders for advocates, and video messages from CHD Champions on Capitol Hill.

  6. Birth Defect Prevention & Awareness Month

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

  7. 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…

  8. 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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