Understand Your Heart & How It Works...
Did you know that your heart beats 36 million times every year? If you live to be 70, that means your heart will have done over 2.5 billion heartbeats and you haven't had to consciously make it do any of them. If you want to find out more about your heart, CardiacMatters is a unique and valuable reference resource that gives a powerful and thorough insight into this vital organ.
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    Re: Hole in the Heart
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    Re: Hole in the Heart: What Happens Next?
    I was told I was born with a hole in my heart and the hospital gave my mom this paper that said VSD, but we right away…
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