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Latest Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation Stories

2013-12-19 12:28:53

Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation Awards Grant to Single Mom with Two-Time Heart Transplant Recipient Daughter TENAFLY, N.J., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is providing much needed financial assistance to a Bronx, NY, single mother with two children diagnosed with cardiomyopathy - a chronic and life threatening heart disease. The disease resulted in her daughter receiving not one, but two heart transplants. Beliany Tamariz has been...

2013-12-09 20:22:26

TENAFLY, N.J., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Yue, founding executive director of the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF), joined Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ6) and Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan today at a press conference at South Plainfield Middle School, N.J. to call attention to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in the young and the legislation needed to keep students safe in school. In 2010, two Middlesex County students, Kittim Sherrod and Brandon James, both collapsed...

2013-09-03 08:28:41

-- Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and Medical Centers Collaborate on Population-based Study of Pediatric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy -- TENAFLY, N.J., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and U.S. and Canadian medical centers have collaborated on a national study with findings that can save the lives of infants and children...

2013-02-07 16:25:39

TENAFLY, N.J., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg and Representative Frank Pallone reintroduced the Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act, legislation to increase awareness among parents, schools and health professionals of pediatric cardiomyopathy and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) that many children face. The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF)...

2012-02-17 10:37:00

Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation Endorses Bill To Identify Students At Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death TENAFLY, N.J., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced today during National Heart Month the Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act to the Senate. This life-saving legislation focuses on increasing awareness of cardiomyopathy and the risk of...

2011-12-09 14:06:00

TENAFLY, N.J., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced the Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act to increase awareness of cardiomyopathy and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) among parents, schools and health professionals. The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) worked in partnership with Congressman Pallone on every component of this legislation. Getting...