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February 7, 2017

Rare Heart Condition Turns Young Athlete into Advocate

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Growing up, Joe Meyer loved sports. In elementary school, he played basketball and baseball. The summer before he entered eighth grade, the Jacksonville, Florida, youth decided to give football a try. Before he took to the gridiron, Joe visited his pediatrician for sports physical. At that appointment, his doctor noticed a heart murmur. Joe, then […]

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