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    RE: Please Help

    Hi Jake,  I'm so glad you're here (Even though it's not for the ideal reason). My son was born with an AVSD and Down Syndrome. He just turned 11 and I still remember how devastated I was at the time. I felt alone and frightened and couldn't figure out ...

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    RE: Please Help

    Hi Jake I'm Dr "E"- at least that's what most folks call me because it's easier than pronouncing my last name!  I'm Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Wash U and St Louis Children's Hospital.  I wanted to give you some reassurance because I recognize ...

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    Hidden Risks

    During American Heart Month, Mended Hearts President Ron Manriquez participated in a campaign called Hidden Risk to help heart attack survivors understand their "hidden" risk factors and all the things they can do to help prevent another heart attack. ...

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    RE: Please Help

    Hi Jake, Im sure you and your wife are in shock right now and want to know what the future holds for your family and new baby. Nothing prepares you for when a doctor tells you something is wrong with your baby's heart. My son Sam, who is now 14, was born ...

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    RE: Please Help

    Hi Jake, I understand exactly what you and your wife are going through.  I've had three miscarriages myself, and one before becoming pregnant with my now four year old daughter Charlotte.  At my 20 week anatomy scan, we were told that Charlotte had a ...