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Workplace exposure to organic solvents linked to heart defects at birth

27 JUL 2012

Study backs up previous research findings

Workplace exposure to organic solvents is linked to several types of heart defects at birth, indicates research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 497 more words

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More Than a Song

Anyone who really knows me knows that I’m a music nut: I love all types of music and have really enjoyed discovering new stuff over the last couple years.   1,141 more words


More Heroes than a Comic-Con

You’ve seen me post about Camp Luck on here before:

It stands for Lucky Unlimited Cardiac Kids, and it’s a great program for our heart warriors.   348 more words


Twenty Fourward - August Review!

Twenty Fourward is an AWESOME shirt subscription for both men and women! Each month, you will receive an exclusive, one-of-a-kind shirt designed by an up and coming artist. 292 more words

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Defect of the week: Endocardial Fibroelastosis(EF)

This week we will be switching off and discussing another rare heart defect called Endocardial Fibroelastosis(EF). EF occurs when a child’s heart tissue thickens, because of too much tissue growing particularly around the valves. 248 more words

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For Those About to Nom: We Salute You

Hey friends: as promised, I would keep you posted on Nolan’s progress with the g-tube wean.  First thing’s first, I have to admit that this is a major challenge, so if you’re thinking about weaning your child off a g-tube, prepare for a marathon…an uphill marathon…an uphill marathon where you’re carrying a boulder….you get the picture. 456 more words


The Preemie Food Challenge

The day I passed my twelve week mark during my pregnancy with my son, I began to contemplate how I would breast feed. I hadn’t felt that strongly about something in a long time, and to be quite honest the selfish part of me knew it was easier to lose the pregnancy weight by breast feeding. 1,681 more words

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