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  • EKG (Video) for Teens


    This video shows what it's like to have an electrocardiogram (EKG for short).

  • Getting an EKG (Video) for Kids


    Getting an EKG doesn't hurt and it gives doctors important info about how your heart is beating. Watch what happens in this video for kids.

  • Arrhythmias for Teens


    Arrhythmias are abnormal heartbeats usually caused by an electrical "short circuit" in the heart. Many are minor and not a significant health threat, but others can indicate a more serious problem.

  • Arrhythmia (Abnormal Heartbeat) for Parents


    An arrhythmia is an abnormal heartbeat usually caused by an electrical "short circuit" in the heart. Many are minor and not a health threat, but some can indicate a more serious problem.

  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) for Parents


    Supraventricular tachycardia is a type of abnormal heart rhythm in which the heart beats very quickly.

  • The Heart for Kids


    Your heart beats and sends oxygen throughout your entire body. Find out how it works and how heart problems can be fixed.

  • Medical Tests & Procedures for Teens


    Learn about some common medical tests and procedures - how they work and why people need them - in these articles and videos for teens.

  • ECG (Electrocardiogram) for Parents


    Is your child scheduled to have an ECG? Find out how this test is performed and when you can expect the results.

  • Premature Ventricular Contractions for Parents


    A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) is an early heartbeat that happens between normal heartbeats. PVCs usually are harmless.

  • Heart & Cardiovascular System for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that can affect the heart.