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aim to improve care
for heart problems
in the womb
Fetal heart experts have developed the first scientific statement on detecting, managing and treating heart abnormalities in the womb.
The Food and Drug Administration is has proposed new rules that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, while also requiring health warnings on the nicotine-delivery devices. The move has long been urged by health organizations worried that the products target young people.
in some adults
Marijuana use may result in heart-related complications in young and middle-aged adults and a quarter of those complications resulted in death, according to a French study.
Study shows promise
for Down syndrome
A study released Tuesday suggests that children with Down syndrome do not face additional risks when undergoing heart surgery and may have a better chance of survival while hospitalized than other pediatric heart patients.
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