For 12 years after open-heart surgery for a congenital heart condition, Homar “Chino” Hernandez lived an active, healthy life.
A Birthday Gift with Heart: Healthy Tween Celebrates Her Transplant
As the anniversary of receiving her new heart draws near, a brave 9-year-old continues to enjoy her life like a typical kid.
A cross-country trip is more than a solitary challenge for one Michigan cyclist. The ride is meant to highlight congenital heart disease research and care.
When A Child Has Congenital Heart Disease - told by a Heart Mom
Each year, 40,000 children are born with some form of congenital heart disease. In a world of tubes and oxygen, surgeries and beeping monitors, parents and medical teams battle to keep their tiny hearts beating against the odds – but it’s the children themselves who are the true heroes.
As their 16-month-old fourth child undergoes treatment for a complex heart condition, two parents find ways to help others on similar journeys.
A New Heart Lets First-Grader ‘Finally Act Like a Kid’
When a congenital heart condition went undetected at birth, one family was shocked to learn their 4-year-old needed a transplant. But today, he’s thriving.