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KTLA NewsOCEANSIDE (KTLA) -- "May 22nd, Saturday, is when my heart stopped." Dawn Byars is speaking straight from the heart -- her new heart. Dawn and her Marine husband Michael of Oceanside had known she was living on borrowed time. She was born with a rare...
Tags: Health, Charity, Human Interest, Heart Failure, KTLA
KIAHA Kingwood man is in the market for a miracle. This Valentine's Day he wants nothing more than a new heart. He's patiently waiting at a St. Lukes Hospital under a long list but the bills are also piling up and needs help. Kevin Spencer received his first...
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- A San Diego man is recovering following a rare type of surgery at Thornton Hospital that left him with two beating hearts, UC San Diego Health Sciences officials announced Friday. A donor heart was implanted on Sunday to supplement...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelFlorida Hospital officials and staffers are mourning the death of Dr. Lawrence McBride, a nationally renowned surgeon who moved here earlier this year to lead the hospital's new heart-lung transplant program. McBride, who was 61, died last week of a...
YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Enjoy "I Loved Lucy," an intimate portrait of Lucille Ball's final years, at Laguna Playhouse, showtimes 7:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. matinees through Oct. 31, at the Moulton Theatre, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. For tickets, visit...
KIAHThat was until the convicted New York rapist had a change of heart regarding his pending heart transplant. According to Kenneth Pike's sister he has decided that he's no longer interested in becoming a candidate for a heart transplant. Sharon Cardinal...
FOX 17 News Reporter"I feel fantastic," said Rahn Bentley, just over two weeks since receiving a new heart. Bentley thanked doctors and the donor's family Tuesday morning before being released. Bentley, 50, underwent the first heart transplant performed in Grand Rapids at...
HealthKey.com contributorAccording to the American Heart Association (www.americanheart.org), 2,163 heart transplants were performed in the U.S. in 2008, but thousands more people could have benefited from a heart transplant if more donated hearts were available. Heart...
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KIAHThere are more than 108,000 Americans waiting for an organ transplant. Every day that number goes up, as the demand constantly outweighs the supply. Two decades ago, Randy Creech was one of those patients waiting for a life saving organ. "The body is...
Tags: Health, Charity, Texas, Family, Social Issues
Tribune NewspapersFormer Vice President Dick Cheney, battling a lifetime of cardiac disease, has not decided whether to seek a heart transplant but could use a device surgically inserted into his chest last week as permanent therapy for his condition, according to a source...
McClatchy TribuneArthur Plowden has become a pioneering patient for a new kind of heart pump that his doctors say offers lifesaving technology for people running low on options. Doctors at Stony Brook University Medical Center recently attached to Plowden's heart a...
Tags: Long Island, California, Death, Social Issues, Surgery
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