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2-year-old Kyrie received a heart transplant and six units of blood last year. Yesterday, he and his mom came back to the hospital to promote a great cause.
Last year, we shared a video of Kyrie celebrating his first birthday in the hospital. Here he is a year later, with a new heart!
Lynchburg-area resident Eric Koontz is an avid athlete, so when he started having trouble catching his breath, he thought it might be the flu. He actually had a heart condition called mitral valve prolapse, and it got so bad he had trouble caring for his three children.
Internet Crystal Ball Can Predict Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes, Study Finds
A large new study found the online calculator is more accurate than traditional methods in predicting people’s risk of heart disease and diabetes. Click the photo to read more.
Gabriel's Heart Journey
UVA doctors are calling it a medical miracle. At just two years old, Gabriel Reck has had multiple open heart surgeries and a heart transplant. He is now celebrating two years with a new heart. Click the photo to read more.
MRI and CT of the heart for kids. What parents need to know about this process at UVA. #AmericanHeartMonth
UVA House Call with Pediatric Cardiologist Jeffrey Vergales, MD
1 in every 110 babies is born with a congenital heart defect, but many go on to have active childhoods. Click the photo to learn more.
Time flies! We took this photo of @uvamenshoops legend Malcolm Brogdon almost 3 years ago for a sports cardiology story. Tonight, his No. 15 will be retired #UVA #ACCMBB