Items Tagged ‘patient story’

February 7, 2017

Rare Heart Condition Turns Young Athlete into Advocate

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

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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