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Fort Worth resident Dallas Wiens, 26, before and after a full face transplant procedure at Brigham and Women's Hospital. (credit: brighamandwomens.org)

Face Transplant: North Texas Man Thriving 2 Years After Operations

The nation’s first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally. Medical imaging shows new blood vessel networks have formed, connecting transplanted skin with facial tissue.

12/04/2013

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Lower Death Risk With Heart Bypass Vs. Angioplasty

Older patients with clogged heart arteries may have a little lower death risk over time if they get bypass operations instead of angioplasty and stents to fix the problem, new research suggests.

03/27/2012