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Home : Health/Medical/Dental : Major Diseases/Conditions : Heart

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The following links are in English

  • 2hearts
    a heart transplant patient offers spiritual support and prayer to all families and children suffering the trauma of major heart illness

  • Children and Heart Disease
    Cardiac Disease in Children

  • Heart Disease Risk Factors for Children
    Children and teens can lower their risk of getting heart disease by changing or controlling the risk factors that can lead to heart disease later in life.

  • Lucile Packard: Children's Heart Center Overview
    Congenital heart disease is one of the most common birth defects, affecting nearly one percent of all babies born, or about 32,000 newborns each year in the United States.

  • Pediatric Heart Conditions and Problems
    The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Heart Institute Encyclopedia provides detailed information on cardiac anomalies, signs and symptoms, diagnoses and treatment options.

  • Pediatric Heart Conditions Health Center
    Pediatric heart disease includes many congenital conditions (present at birth).

  • Childrens Heart Society
    We are a non-profit registered charity that is totally operated by volunteers and supports families of children with heart disease or defects. We provide online resources, bi-monthly newsletter, monthly meetings and regular events for families.

  • Heart Kids.org
    Heart Kids of SA Inc. is a support group which was formed in South Australia in 1987, to offer comfort & support to families who have a child who is born with congenital heart problems.

  • Heartlink.org
    An independent support group 'Heartlink' offers unconditional practical help, advice and comfort. The FIRST support group offering such a comprehensive support service for heart patients, their families and carers.

  • Left Heart Matters
    Left Heart Matters is a support group for children who have the congenital heart defect known as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

  • Medicines You May Need For Child With Heart Conditions
    Not all children with heart problems will need medicines at home. If your child does, the medicines you are asked to give will depend on the heart condition and how it is affecting him or her. The names of the drugs (medicines) are shown below by their generic - that is their original chemical - name. They are often marketed under different names - for example digoxin is also marketed as Lanoxin.

  • National Heart Foundation of Australia
    he Heart Foundation site includes heart health information for health professionals, schools and the public. Topics include healthy eating, regular exercise, tobacco control, blood pressure, blood cholesterol and statistics.

  • PediHeart
    A place for kids with heart disease. Learn about the heart.

  • The Kidzone
    A place for kids with heart disease. Learn about the heart.

  • Variety Children's Heart Centre
    At Variety Children's Heart Centre we are dedicated to providing quality, state-of-the-art care for newborns, children and young adults with heart disease.


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