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'Feel the Beat' Is About Hope, Healing and Camaraderie, and It's Easy to Dance To

October 22, 2019

‘Feel the Beat’ Is About Hope, Healing and Camaraderie, and It’s Easy to Dance To

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Naomi Babcock took center stage at an event created to thank patients and their families for their contributions to HLHS research, showing others what someone living with the rare condition is capable of achieving.

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Tags: Brianna Tranby, HLHS, HLHS Consortium, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS


June 23, 2016

Jack of Hearts: Young Patient With Heart Defect ‘Making the Most’ Out of Life

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  One of the first things doctors told Jackson Lindquist’s parents when he was born with a complex congenital heart defect was that it shouldn’t keep him from living an active, happy life. Doctors did note, however, that the defect — tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve — would likely keep Jackson from “becoming […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Defect, Dr. Alison Cabalka, HLHS, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Tetraology of Fallot


September 25, 2012

Princess Ava of Des Moines

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  Ava with Nurse Mary, who nicknamed her “Princess Ava of Des Moines.” Earlier this month, Brad Weitl and Christina DeShaw of Clive, Iowa, brought their twins, Ava and Aidan, home for the first time. It’s a traditional rite of parenthood. But for this family, it was a long time coming. As a story by […]

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Tags: Dr. Ben Eidem, Dr. Harold Burkhart, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome


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