Monthly Archives: November 2016

Reproductive health for young women with congenital heart defects

Contraception When you have a congenital heart defect (CHD), choosing the right type of birth control can mean the difference between protecting your heart and developing serious health complications.   Many oral birth control medications contain a hormone called estrogen, … Continue reading

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Help parents form positive parent-child relationships

“Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers” is a free, online resource developed by the CDC to help parents learn skills that form the foundation of a positive parent-child relationship. Skills focus on encouraging good behavior, while decreasing misbehavior using proven … Continue reading

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Closing the Gaps in Public Health Knowledge About Congenital Heart Defects Across the Lifespan

In the article ‚ÄúDatabases for Congenital Heart Public Health Studies Across the Lifespan (JAHA, published online October, 26, 2016), the authors representing the Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium (CHPHC) advocate that anyone planning studies to address public health knowledge gaps … Continue reading

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