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Is This Normal?: The Causes of Heart Flutter & Palpitations

Has your heart ever skipped a beat? Click the photo to find out what causes heart flutter, and when you could have afib and should see a doctor.

On Valentine's Day and the last day of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week, we wanted to show you some of the team that takes care of our patients with CHD. Thank you for everything you do!

This #ValentinesDay, let's hear it for these teams that take care of our congenital heart disease patients!…

It's Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week. In the U.S., more than 35,000 babies are born with heart defects every year, according to the NIH. Listen to this interview with a pediatric cardiologist to learn more about what they are and what a CHD diagnosis means. #CHDAware

What's a STEMI? Getting Heart Attack Treatment at UVA

During a STEMI heart attack, the coronary artery becomes completely blocked. Click the photo to learn more about UVA heart attack treatment in Charlottesville, VA.

Xiaoying Cai is one of seven researchers nationally recently selected by @american_heart and The Children's Heart Foundation to receive congenital heart defect research funding. Xiaoying is a #biomedicalengineering grad student and the only one to receive funding who has not already received a PhD or MD #UVA #uvaaspire @mendedlittleheartsnational

Besides #HeartMonth, we're also celebrating Health IT Week here — meet (part of) our security team! #UVA

We may have forgotten to tell Bo the therapy dog that today is #goredforwomen day #UVA #heartmonth

What's a STEMI? Watch interventional cardiologist Michael Ragosta explain these emergencies #hearthealth #heartmonth

We're forming a regional collaborative with @_CHKD for pediatric cardiac care