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Medtronic Foundation Donates to ACHA on Behalf of Global Heroes

Thursday, Dec 08, 2011

The Medtronic Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Adult Congenital Heart Association on behalf of Medtronic Global Hero Mike Nall, who supports heart-related missions. Nall has a stent to treat coronary artery disease and was chosen by the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon to be part of its 2011 class of 25 Global Heroes, after a worldwide search for runners whose lives have been improved with the help of medical devices.

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Parental Knowledge Study Findings Published in Pediatrics

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011

Findings from ACHA’s Parental Knowledge Study were published this week in the online version of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Click here for the abstract of the article, "Parental Knowledge Regarding Lifelong Congenital Cardiac Care."

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Webinar Update: The Adult Congenital Heart Patient Living with Bicuspid Aortic Valve, Dec. 6

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

ACHA announces its newest webinar, "The Adult Congenital Heart Patient Living with Bicuspid Aortic Valve," presented by Jorge Alegria, MD, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, from 7-8 p.m. EST. The webinar will cover what a bicuspid aortic valve is, recommendations for treatment, and how to lead as productive a life as possible with this congenital heart defect. To register, click here.

This webinar was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.

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ACHA Receives Grant to Support Heart to Heart Ambassadors Program

Monday, Nov 07, 2011

Edwards Lifesciences LLC awarded ACHA with a $50,000 grant to support our Heart to Heart Ambassadors Program in 2011 and 2012.

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A Video Update from ACHA's President

Friday, Nov 04, 2011

Please join us in a moment of reflection to consider what, together, ACHA and its members were able to achieve in 2011! Watch Amy Verstappen, our president and CEO, talk about our progress.

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Webinar Update: Managing Holiday Stress, Nov. 10

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011

ACHA announces its newest webinar, "Managing Holiday Stress," presented by Jamie Jackson, PhD, on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, from 7-8 p.m. EST. The webinar will cover stress, simple ways to take care of yourself and manage your stress, and how stress management helps you to stay healthy while improving your enjoyment of the holidays. To register, click here.

This webinar was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.

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ACHA Receives Three Grants to Improve Lives of Those with CHD

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

The Medtronic Foundation, Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc, and Gilead Sciences, Inc. awards help fund ACHA programs through 2012.

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Webinar Update: Patient-Centered Care and Outcomes, Oct. 27

Thursday, Oct 06, 2011

ACHA announces its newest webinar, "Patient-Centered Care and Outcomes," presented by ACHA Research Manager Ann Gianola on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, from 7-8 p.m. EDT. The webinar will cover patient-centered care and help you understand what you can do to play a major role in planning your health care. To register, click here.

This webinar was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.

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ACHA Updates Published Professional Members List

Wednesday, Oct 05, 2011

ACHA would like to thank all of our Professional Members whose membership not only supports the vital work ACHA does to improve health for adults with CHD, but demonstrates that as a medical professional you have a vital stake in ACHA’s mission. Click here to see ACHA’s most recent quarterly published Professional Members listing.

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ACHA Participates in CHD Briefing on Capitol Hill

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011

On Sept. 19, 2011, the Adult Congenital Heart Association had a unique opportunity to participate in the "Congenital Heart Defects: A Lifelong Disease" briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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