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  • 91. Flu and Pneumonia Prevention The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
  • 92. Pediatric Cardiomyopathies Introduction to Pediatric Cardiomyopathies
  • 93. What are my risks for getting heart disease? and Infographic The American Heart Association explains Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease.
  • 94. Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains the prevalence of heart disease and stroke among Hispanics.
  • 95. Fetal Echocardiogram Test The American Heart Association explains that a fetal echocardiogram is typically performed by a specially trained ultrasound sonographer and the images are interpreted by a pediatric cardiologist who specializes in fetal congenital heart disease.
  • 96. Is 3 Meals a Day the Only Way? The American Heart Association explains that the number of meals you eat may not be so important. How you eat those meals is what matters most when it comes to decreasing the risk of heart disease and other health problems that come along with being overweight.
  • 97. Testing for Heart Valve Problems To fully understand your heart valve problem, your medical team may want to perform a series of tests to provide a complete picture of what needs repair and what may be best left alone. Learn about the various tests you may undergo.
  • 98. Getting Active with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to get active using these simple tips.
  • 99. Coronary Artery Disease - Coronary Heart Disease What is coronary heart disease? What is coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the sometimes confusing terms CAD and CHD, the causes of CAD, risk factors for coronary artery disease, and how to prevent coronary artery disease or CAD.
  • 100. Problem: Mitral Valve Prolapse Mitral Valve Prolapse is condition in which the two valve flaps of the mitral valve do not close evenly. Learn about MVP's symptoms and treatment.


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