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There’s Always a Place for Gratitude

When Jason and Caroline set off for the hospital to give birth to their son, they were thinking mostly of the normal things: how they’d handle feeding, what he’d wear when he came home from the hospital and the logistics…

Becoming Part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Family

Before Shemeka became an employee at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology, her daughter Zyion was a patient. The care they received at one of the most stressful times of their lives convinced Shemeka that Children’s was much more than a…

Aorta and Vascular Program Treats Kids with Rare Blood Vessel Diseases

The Aorta and Vascular Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology follows children and young adults with blood vessel diseases, which can involve vessels that are too large, too small or twisted. The program helps coordinate multidisciplinary patient care to…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Alice Hales-Kharazmi

It’s commonly said that most people in Atlanta come from someplace else, but Alice Hales-Kharazmi, MD, is a true Atlanta native and her roots go deep. She completed her medical training at Emory University School of Medicine and joined Children’s…

Evelyn Tells Her Nurses “I’m Pink”

Kimberly and Michael were living in Texas when they had their second child, far away from family and longtime friends. Evelyn was born with Tricuspid Atresia, ASD, VSD and Pulmonary Stenosis and needed a PDA stent and stent expansion as…

A Family Expands After Heart Warrior’s Diagnosis

Cassie says that when you give birth to a heart kid, you become members of a whole new family, and it’s big – the family of heart warriors. That’s what happened to her 10 years ago when she turned up…

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes: Questions and Answers

The country’s eyes were on Damar Hamlin on January 2nd when the Buffalo Bills safety collapsed on the football field after suffering cardiac arrest in front of a shocked stadium and live TV audience. Hamlin was immediately given CPR before…

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