A Medical First: US Patient Gets Pig Heart TransplantWhile it’s too soon to know if the operation really will work, it marks a step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants.
Dallas Hospital Performs First New Heart Transplant Technique In TexasMedical City Heart Hospital has become the first in Texas transplant a heart using a new technique called donation after cardiac death (DCD).
After Losing Child North Texas Family Gives Gift Of Life To 4 StrangersAt 7 years old, Branden Reyes had a heck of a swing on the putting greens. The Frisco, Texas boy had a big personality to match.
Dallas-Bound Southwest Flight Turns Around After Human Heart Discovered OnboardA Southwest Airlines flight with service scheduled from Seattle to Dallas had to turn around after the crew discovered a human heart had been left onboard.
11-Year-Old Girl Gets Heart Transplant After Visit By DrakeA young girl at a Chicago hospital has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake.
Drake Visits Girl Needing Transplant Who Made 'In My Feelings' VideoSofia Sanchez, an 11-year-old girl awaiting a heart transplant at Chicago’s Lurie Children’s Hospital, got a visit from her idol Drake after a video of her doing the #KiKiChallenge went viral.
Young North Texas Attack Victim Recovering After Heart TransplantA 13-year-old Fort Worth girl injured in a brutal attack while walking to school in April is recovering after receiving a heart transplant.
Couple Gets Word Of Heart Donor For Baby Girl After PrayerA North Carolina family says they received a quick answer to a prayer to save their baby daughter's life when word of a heart donor came through just moments after leaving church.
Fort Worth Hospital Brings Halloween Spirit To The Tiniest Of PatientsSome parents make costumes for their babies, others buy them from Build-A-Bear, because the babies are so small they can easily fit.
Pennsylvania Family Of Five Found Dead In Apparent Murder-SuicideA couple featured in news stories about their difficulties getting medication for a daughter who had a heart transplant were found shot to death in their home along with their three children in apparent murder-suicide, authorities said.
United Airlines CEO Undergoes Heart TransplantThe CEO of United Airlines, who has been on medical leave since suffering a heart attack in October, underwent a heart transplant on Wednesday. The airline said that he is recovering.
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.
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.
North Texas Doctors Navigate Icy Conditions To Save LivesSome 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.
Former Vice President Cheney To Keynote 'Go Red For Women' LuncheonFormer 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.