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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.
to support diversity
Sixteen women were awarded scholarships of $2,500 each in hopes of improving the healthcare profession’s ability to meet the cultural needs of racially diverse patients.
New heart arrives
after long wait
Rylan Karrer woke up Easter morning eager to dig into his basket of goodies. After 894 days of waiting on a heart transplant list, the plucky 11-year-old received something far more precious. His new heart beat inside his chest for the first time with one minute left of Easter Sunday.
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