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Children with congenital heart disease not performing as well in school

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Children with congenital heart disease do not perform as well in school as children without birth defects, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015.

Researchers used North Carolina third-grade public school records to compare end-of-grade test results for children […]

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Obese kids young as age 8 show signs of heart disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Imaging tests of obese children — some as young as 8 years old — showed signs of significant heart disease and heart muscle abnormalities, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015.

Comparing 20 obese kids with 20 normal-weight kids, researchers found […]

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