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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
Attend Medical School for an Evening: Pediatric Specialists Share Expertise with Hospital Supporters
Have you ever wanted an inside look at what it’d be like to be one of Golisano Children’s Hospital‘s pediatric specialists? On April 18, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s leading experts on neonatology, cancer, autism, eating disorders, surgery and orthopaedics, and congenital heart … Continue reading
February is American Heart Awareness Month — a time when our nation comes together to prevent and reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Efforts range from very local initiatives — including the Heart Ball in Rochester that took place earlier … Continue reading
Building a healthy lifestyle starts in childhood. Here at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, we’re invested in treating medical conditions that our community’s children are facing today, but we also want to do our part … Continue reading
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
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