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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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/02/2014

A close up taken at the University Hospital in Dijon, France, shows a 3D printer used for the reproduction of the skull of a patient. (credit: Jean-Philippe  Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Try 3-D Printer To Build Human Heart

It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new heart for a patient with their own cells that could be transplanted.

04/09/2014

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North Texas Doctors Navigate Icy Conditions To Save Lives

Some doctors tried to pull off what seemed impossible this past weekend. They navigated on the ground and through the air on a mission to save two lives.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2013

Former U.S. vice president Dick Cheney. (credit: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)

Former Vice President Cheney To Keynote ‘Go Red For Women’ Luncheon

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Go Red for Women luncheon next year. Mr. Cheney has had a long battle with cardiovascular disease and after suffering five heart attacks underwent a heart transplant in 2012.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2013

GRAMBLING,LA - AUGUST 13:  Head Coach Eddie Robinson of Grambling State University talks with his team during Media Day at Robinson Stadium in Grambling, Louisiana.  (Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Son Of Former Grambling Coach Robinson Dies

The son of former Grambling State football coach Eddie Robinson has died.

CBS 11–11/07/2013

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Busy Weekend For Heart Transplants At Baylor Medical Dallas

A record breaking five patients received heart transplants over the weekend.

CBS 11–12/27/2012

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Dallas Police Officer Thankful For Life-Saving Heart Transplant

For 20 years, Jimmy Hollis has taught Dallas police officers how to use their weapons as an instructor at the department’s gun range.

CBS 11–11/21/2012

Former Vice President Dick Cheney prepares to speak at the Gerald R. Ford Foundation's annual Journalism Awards on June 1, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dick Cheney Recovers After Heart Transplant

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is recovering at Virginia hospital after a heart transplant Saturday.

03/24/2012

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Organ Transplant Eligibility Not Defined By Age

Phyllis 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.

03/13/2012