Kids With Heart Ride for Awareness 2018

Kids With Heart is excited to announce the Second Annual Kids With Heart Ride for Awareness, being held July 28th in Green Bay!

The motorcycle ride will begin at Vandervest Harley Davidson in Green Bay at 1 pm, and will return to Vandervest around 5 pm. Registration will begin at noon, at there will be a hot dog stand, staffed by our very own volunteers, during registration. We would li...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Kids With Heart, Facebook, and Giving Tuesday

This Tuesday, November 28th, Facebook and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are teaming up to match donations to non-profits world wide.  And with your help, Kids With Heart can be a part of this.  Any donations made to Kids With Heart after 8 AM on Tuesday, November 28th, will be matched dollar for dollar.  These donations are the primary source of funding for Kids With Hear...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Monday, November 27, 2017

Kids With Heart Affiliations

Kids With Heart National Assn for Children's Heart Disorders, Inc. is an independent 501 C 3 organization on our own.It has come to our attention that there are other organizations that have been using the Kids With Heart name for support groups for families of kids with congenital heart defects. We are, in no way, affiliated with any other groups, nor have we given them permis...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Saturday, November 25, 2017

Herma Heart Institute designation

In recognition of the Herma Heart Center’s outstanding clinical care and outcomes, advancements in the field of research and transformational philanthropic support, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is proud to introduce its new designation: the Herma Heart Institute — the first such clinical institute for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

A history of philanthropic support and pa...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Friday, October 6, 2017

New device can monitor mitochondria in the heart to predict cardiac arrest

A new device can assess in real time whether the body's tissues are receiving enough oxygen and, placed on the heart, can predict cardiac arrest in critically ill heart patients, report researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and scientists from Cambridge device maker Pendar Technologies. Their study, conducted in animal models, is the cover article in today's issue of Science Transl...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Friday, October 6, 2017

Kids With Heart Ride for Awareness

We're excited to announce the first ever Kids With Heart Ride for Awareness! Brought to you by VanderVest Harley Davidson, Y100 radio, Scoreboards of Green Bay and Jimmy Seas. We'll be riding out from Scoreboards at noon on August 19th. Further details, exact route information, and a more detailed list of sponsors and raffle prizes will be announced in the coming weeks, but the route will head ...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Monday, July 10, 2017

Heart Defect Awareness-Not Just February 14th

Just a reminder to everyone to please make every day Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day! Check out our pins, magnets, and bears in the Awareness section of our store.  Heart Defect Awareness Day is officially February 14th.  But for those who are touched by it, we're aware of CHDs every day.


Posted by John Rintamaki on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Thank You to Our Supporters

As 2015 comes to a close, we would like to thank those who have made donations including matching gifts with their employers (especially my co-worker and our employer- Georgina Leanna and The Home Depot, Hu- Hot, special individuals, and the donation received from being nominated by an anonymous angel for a donation through the Charles Schwab Charitable Foundation. All of your donations enable ...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Thursday, December 31, 2015

Common Antibiotics Cause Arrhythmias, Death And Everything Else

Shocking news—unless you are a physician or know healthcare—that commonly used antibiotics can cause death!

This time, the villains are macrolide antibiotics—Azithromycin (Zithromax), Clarithromycin (Biaxin), and Erythromycin.

In a large meta-analysis, studies involving 20,779,963 participants were analyzed. The authors analyzed risk of death from any ...

Posted by John Rintamaki on Monday, December 7, 2015