Little Girl's Excitement to Ride Giant Water Slide for First Time Tragically Leads to Her Death
London Eisenbeis had waited two years to ride the giant slide, but her family never thought the thrilling experience would end up killing their 10-year-old.
Toddler Has a ‘Winter Coat’ In Her Body After Open-Heart Surgery for Rare Condition
Eloise Hoffman was born with truncus arteriosus, a rare heart condition.
Toddler Thriving After Getting World's Tiniest Heart Valve as Infant: We Knew 'She Could Die'
Lee’or and Wendy Rutenberg, of Seattle, Washington, didn’t know what the future would hold when their daughter Sadie was born with a life-threatening heart defect. Now, three years later, the little girl has defied the odds thanks to a newly-approved half-inch heart valve.
Jimmy Kimmel Opens Up About His Baby Boy's Heart Condition
The talk show host tearfully revealed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" that his newborn son Billy had open heart surgery last week to correct a birth defect.
5 Common Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital heart defects, or abnormalities in the structure of the heart and blood vessels, are the most common type of birth defect, affecting approximately one out of every 100 babies born in the United States.