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Patients Make Memories at Craniofacial Camp

July 26 was a perfect day for this year’s Craniofacial Camp. Rays of sunlight beamed on Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park of North Java, New York, where dozens of patients from Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Center gathered for a day … Continue reading

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Born with Heart Condition, Today Chris Avena Lives Life in the Fast Lane

Driving fast cars, roller coaster riding and skydiving and are not typical hobbies for patients born with a heart problem. However, for thrill-seekers like Chris Avena, a heart defect will always come second to a rush of adrenaline. Born at … Continue reading

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Three-Year-Old Boy on the Road to Recovery from Heart Defect

At 3-months-old, Charlie Levin wasn’t thriving like a normal baby. He was losing weight, constantly vomiting and breathing rapidly. After a chest X-ray in his hometown of Buffalo revealed an enlarged heart, Charlie was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. … Continue reading

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Recovery From Complicated Surgery Shows Teen has a Whole Lot of Heart

Tracey and Tim Sheehan had run out of options for their son, Ryan, who wasborn with a complex set of heart defects. His great arteries came from the wrong sides of the heart, his lower chambers were switched, there was … Continue reading

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