Heart Disease Socially Isolates Teens Struggling to Be Normal

Allison Wolfe, a 13-year-old from Pittsfield, Mass., was diagnosed with a rare heart condition even before she was born -- and has had two angioplasties and three open-heart surgeries, her first when she was only a month old. She has tetralogy of Fallot, a complex condition that is actually four defects that occur simultaneously. It strikes about 5 out of every 10,000 babies. Until just recently, the disease was an early killer, but today, because of medical advances, more children are living...Full Story
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