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Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett lived for 43 minutes, then suffered a heart attack after he was given the first drug in the three drug cocktail. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas ME Returns Okla. Execution Inmate’s Body Without Heart

The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution of what corrections officials have said was an apparent heart attack was returned from an independent autopsy without the heart or larynx, a state medical official said Monday.

06/09/2014

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

Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Dallas Stars Players React To Peverley’s Collapse

Watching as a Dallas Stars player collapsed on the bench during a game was tough for fans, but even harder for Rich Peverley’s teammates.

03/11/2014

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Irregular Heart Rhythms Not Uncommon

The collapse of Dallas Stars Hockey player Richard Peverley from an apparent irregular heartbeat issue has brought a surprising statistic to light: that one in four older Americans will likely develop atrial fibrillation.

03/11/2014

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Samsung Unveils Phone With Heart-Rate Monitor

Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.

02/24/2014

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Stents May Not Help Treat Clogged Kidney Arteries

New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.

11/18/2013

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Experts Defend New Heart Attack Prevention Advice

Heart experts who wrote new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes are defending a formula that some doctors say overestimates risk for certain groups.

11/18/2013

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Bush Feels “Pretty Good” After Heart Procedure

Former President George W. Bush says he’s feeling “pretty good” after undergoing a heart procedure last month and is back to golfing and mountain biking.

09/27/2013

Former President George W. Bush and boxer Tony Mack at the Cooper Institute in Dallas on August 5, 2013, one day before Mr. Bush underwent a heart procedure. (credit: Krista Kelley Public Relations)

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.

08/06/2013

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Program Helps Heart Patients Return To Work

Stress and physical demands are part of what comes with being a police officer. But a new study said that those are also two factors putting officers at risk for heart disease.

08/01/2013

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Town Of Tioga Prays For Randy Travis

As Randy Travis’ condition worsened this week, people in his adopted home town of Tioga (in Grayson County) prayed for him as though he was always as one of their own.

07/11/2013

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What Is Viral Cardiomyopathy?

There is no specific cure for viral cardiomyopathy. But, according to Dr. King, some two-thirds of sufferers either get better on their own, or respond to treatment to manage the symptoms

07/09/2013

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