Your Health: Critical Congenital Heart Disease


On September 1, 2012 a new law took effect in Maryland requiring all newborns to be screened for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD).

Dr. Carissa Baker-Smith, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and pediatric cardiologist at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, talked about this important new screening, as well as symptoms and treatment advancements for critical congenital heart disease and other cardiac issues impacting the health of babies and young children.

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