Back On TV, Kimmel Zings Critics Of His Health Care PleaJimmy Kimmel zinged his critics as he returned to late-night TV and resumed arguing that Americans deserve the level of health care given his infant son.
Jimmy Kimmel Recounts Newborn Son's Heart SurgeryA tearful Jimmy Kimmel turned his show's monologue into an emotional recounting of his newborn son's open-heart surgery, and a plea that all American families get the life-saving medical care that they need.
91-Year-Old Texas Heart Surgery Patient Completes 5K ChallengeTony Taddeo is 91-years-old and doctors recently discovered he had a faulty heart valve. While health workers scheduling surgery to correct the problem isn't surprising -- what Taddeo vowed to do after is.
2-Year-Old Named After Superhero Experiences Medical “Miracle”There's a little guy at Children's Medical Center in Dallas who looked kind of blue before his latest surgery. Heart problems left Stark Novak weak and actually turning the color blue.
Stars Say Peverley Has Successful Heart SurgeryThe Dallas Stars say Rich Peverley has undergone successful surgery to correct an abnormal heart rhythm, just more than a week after the forward collapsed on the bench during a game.
Surgery Helps Baby Overcome Heart DefectsA baby born with a heart condition needed surgery. But the events that unfolded afterward have doctors reminding everyone about the importance of follow-up appointments.
President George W. Bush Recovering After Stent Procedure A spokesman said Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday, after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical.
Former President George W. Bush Undergoes Minor Heart ProcedureFormer President George W. Bush underwent a minor heart procedure on Tuesday morning after doctors discovered a blockage in the artery of his heart.
Lower Death Risk With Heart Bypass Vs. AngioplastyOlder 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.
Organ Transplant Eligibility Not Defined By AgePhyllis Barnes says she didn’t know if her age would keep her from getting a new heart. But after being on the heart transplant waiting list for 19 months, she received the phone call she had been waiting for.
Medical Advances Help North Texas Baby With Half A HeartA tiny baby at a North Texas hospital is alive today because of the skilled hands of surgeons and the advances in medical science. The infant was born with a rare type of heart defect -- he only has half a heart.
Cold, Cold HeartA new cold-based procedure aimed at repairing a common heart condition is giving patients a safer way to kicked their heart back into rhythm.