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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

State's First Artificial Heart Patient Dies

It started as a medical miracle: a man who desperately needed a heart transplant was given the state's first full artificial heart.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

VIDEO Dallas police officer's 2-year-old son gets much-needed transplant

It's been four months since we told you about little Sawyer Jones . The 2-year-old desperately needed a heart transplant and was adopted as an infant by a Dallas police officer and his family despite his condition.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Health

KRQE Albuquerque

Walkers honor family on Tome Pilgrimage

It's an annual tradition; hundreds of people in New Mexico will make the trek up TomA© Hill to show their faith.

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Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Freshnews

Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology Names Saverio La Francesca, MD as its Chief Medical Officer

Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Inc. , a clinical stage biotechnology company developing regenerated organs for transplant, initially focused on the trachea, has hired Saverio La Francesca, MD, a veteran cardiothoracic surgeon and leading organ transplant physician, as the Company's first Chief Medical Officer, effective April 14. Dr. La ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Kidney Cancer, Health

Circulation

Mechanical Alternans Is Associated With Mortality in Acute...

From the Whiting School of Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD ; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; and Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland .

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Oregon Health & Science University, Health

Chronicle Live

Young heart patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital to tell their views on vital services

Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Lt. Governor visits NJ Sharing Network in New Providence

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno visited NJ Sharing NetworkaA A s headquarters in New Providence today, April 15, to thank their staff and volunteers, as well as family members of organ and tissue donors and transplant recipients, for their efforts to save and enhance lives through organ and tissue donation.

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Related Topix: New Providence, NJ, Non-Profit, Health, Kidney Cancer

KCRG

North Liberty Woman Meets Her Heart Donor's Family

A North Liberty woman who needed a heart transplant in 2012 met the family of the Wisconsin woman who gave her life at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on Tuesday.

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Mail on Sunday

Brave girl who had THREE open-heart operations by the age of five...

Brave girl who had THREE open-heart operations by the age of five to go on dream holiday to Disneyland A little girl who has had three open-heart operations is to be whisked away for a dream holiday at Disneyland.

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News 4 Jax

The decision: Who gets the life-saving organ?

Mark Johnson has been married 29 years, has four kids, and years of ventricular tachycardia-a rapid heartbeat that led to sudden deaths-but he would always come back.

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Lansing State Journal

Former Vice President Dick Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems

Former Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Grand Rapids next week with his cardiologist to discuss Cheney's history of heart problems.

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Related Topix: Dick Cheney, Medicine, Cardiology, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Meijer, Retail, Grocery, Health

Examiner.com

The Amazing Johnathan to retire by end of year

Six years ago the nationally known comic magician had been diagnosed with heart problems significant enough to be encouraged to "get on the list for a heart transplant."

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Related Topix: Health, Las Vegas, NV

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KCWY13

Casper Heart Transplant Recipient Celebrates National Donor Month

One Casper resident who had heart transplant surgery in March of 2010, says it's an organ donor who made it possible for him to live a healthy, normal life today.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Wyoming Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Sys-Con Media

TransMedicsA Announced Final Results of The Proceed II Heart Fda Pivotal Trial at Ishlt

These results were achieved despite the OCS arm having significantly longer total cross clamp time as compared to SOC.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Health, TransMedics

Business Wire

Improvement in Cardiac Function with Particulate ECM alone and...

Mark S. Slaughter, M.D., of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and his research team from the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, presented data during the ISHLT Mechanical Circulatory Support: Bench to Bedside Session in his presentation entitled "Myocardial Regeneration and Recovery with Extracellular Matrix and LVAD ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WJRT

Stem cells repair damaged hearts

There is an experimental treatment under investigation right now that would repair the damage done by heart disease.

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Examiner.com

Truth from a Contractors Point of View

The life of a Contractor is ever changing whether it be a Doctors Tenant improvement which I am at today or a Residential remodel.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

News 4 Jax

Cancer treatment can be toxic to the heart

Fit and strong are two words to describe Derek Fitzgerald, but his life is just getting back on track after doctors found a grapefruit-sized tumor in his stomach ten years ago and diagnosed him with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Heart Disease

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

6th annual Rich Seubert Celebrity Trap Shoot

The rainy weather didn't stop local community members from heading to the shooting range on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Marshfield, WI, Health, Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The Macon Telegraph

NE Ind. wife donates kidney to triathlete husband

They live in Whitley County; he works for a medical manufacturing company and she teaches students with special needs at Pierceton Elementary.

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Related Topix: Whitley County, IN, Pierceton, IN, Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine

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