Can the COVID vaccine cause myocarditis?
Heart inflammation can be triggered by the COVID vaccine in very rare cases, most often in teen or young adult males. Yet vaccination benefits still outweigh risks.
Playing Sports With Heart Defects
How to Encourage Physical Activity in Children and Teens with Heart Defects
Chest Pain in Kids: What to Do
Kids can have pain in their chests for a number of reasons, some of them relatively harmless. Here’s what parents should know and when to take them to the doctor.
The Truth About Heart Murmurs
There’s a lot of misinformation about heart murmurs and kids. Learn about the difference between innocent heart murmurs and signs of a serious condition.
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