Checkup Newsroom (Heart Month)

2017
May
02,
2017
Nothing had gone as Jordan and Katie Guidry planned following the birth of their son, Waylon. Before Waylon could receive the heart surgery he so badly needed, his parents learned their surgeon was leaving the area. The Guidrys were suddenly faced...
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2016
February
24,
2016
Kenda Hooker was 3 years old when doctors discovered a hole in the top chamber of her heart. Like many congenital heart defect (CHD) patients, she went on with her life assuming her heart had been ‘fixed.’ As memories faded, her medical records were ...
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2015
February
13,
2015
Liam Kaye Vongpradith’s short life ended too soon due to multiple health complications. Liam lived from March 25 to Nov. 1, 2013, and spent much of his brief life at Cook Children’s with critical issues ranging from an operation to repair his inte...
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