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  • Premature Ventricular Contractions for Parents


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

  • Heart Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Health problems that can affect the heart.

  • Heart & Blood Vessels - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.

  • 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.

  • Heart Health Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Are you heart smart? Learn more about this amazing muscle, including how to care for kids with heart conditions.

  • Words to Know (Heart Glossary) for Parents


    A guide to medical terms about the heart and circulatory system. In an easy A-Z format, find definitions on heart defects, heart conditions, treatments, and more.

  • Diseases & Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Looking for information about a chronic childhood condition or disease? Read about asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart murmurs, sleep disorders, and much more.

  • Words to Know (Heart Glossary) for Kids


    Your heart beats and sends blood all around your body. Find out more about the heart, from A to Z, in this glossary.