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Heart Transplants

AHA at 90: How Far We've Come, How Much Work Remains

Nancy Brown | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Back then, heart disease was a death sentence. About the only treatment a doctor could offer was bed rest. The medical field couldn't stop, or even slow, the suffering, much less prevent it

In Memory of a Man With a Big Heart

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.03.2014 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

He lived for almost 59 years with his first heart, for nine years with the second one and for a full 15 years with his third heart. But each heart was a Big Heart and with each heart Richard ("Dick") A. Harbourt lived life to the fullest.

A Man with 'Three Big Hearts'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.04.2013 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

Two-time heart recipient New Jersey man helps others have their second chance Heart transplants are, in my nonprofessional opinion, miracles: Pre...

Dick Cheney And The History Of The Heart Transplant

Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Dick Cheney's heart transplant at age 71 has left many wondering if the former Vice President was too old to undergo the procedure. Often, hospital...

When Hope Runs Short, a Season That Gives Life

Michelle Javian | Posted 06.04.2011 | Impact
Michelle Javian

Of the 300 people waiting for a heart transplant in New York, only slightly more than half of them received one last year. Today, 18 people will die because they didn't receive one in time.

Doctors Testing Warm, Beating Hearts In Transplant

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Andrea Ybarra's donated heart was beating rhythmically by the time she awoke from the grogginess of her surgery. Lub-dub. Lub-dub...