Enlarged Heart News
Kids' Before and After Photos Highlight Importance of Organ Donation
Just look at them now. Through the selfless act of strangers, these children -- now healthy and happy -- were given the gift of life. They're the subject of a new photo series by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA). Each child was photographed pre- and post-organ transplant. The kids were the
The Touching Moment an Ailing Teen Learns He's Getting a Life-Saving Heart Transplant
After 99 days of lying in a hospital bed, fighting every day to survive, a 13-year-old Burlington, North Carolina, boy got a life-saving heart transplant. A video of Albert Jeffries IV finding out this week that a heart was available for transplant was posted to a Facebook page by his mother, and
Ailing Teen Finds Out a Heart Is Available for Transplant
Albert Jeffries IV was born with Dilated cardiomyopathy, a heart disease that enlarges and weakens the heart.
Lady Antebellum Invites 3-Year-Old Heart Transplant Survivor Onto Concert Stage
A 3-year-old Georgia girl had her wish fulfilled by Lady Antebellum on Saturday night when she joined the country music superstars onstage to sing their song that got her through a heart transplant. Mallory Kate Hall, of Cumming, Georgia, was just 10 days old when a virus attacked her heart and
Teen Heart Transplant Recipient Dies in Fatal Police Car Chase
A Georgia teen who received a heart transplant less than two years ago has died in a car accident while fleeing police, according to officials. Anthony Stokes, 17, was driving a car that matched the description of a car used to flee a home burglary, in which a masked person allegedly shot a gun at
North Korea Releases 2 Americans: Their Journey From Prison to Home
Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller are coming home after they were released Saturday from captivity in North Korea . National Intelligence Director James Clapper coordinated with North Korean officials to secure the Americans' release and was en route to the United States with Bae and
Family Denies Teen Was 'Scared to Death' at Haunted House
The 16-year-old girl who collapsed and died after visiting an Ohio haunted house was not “scared to death,” her family says. Christian Faith Benge was on a family trip last week to the Land of Illusions haunted house in Middletown last week when she collapsed. Benge’s mother, Jean Benge, said she
How Macklemore Helped A Boy With a Heart Condition Recover
AJ Hwangbo Was Hospitalized with An Enlarged Heart, Only His Favorite Singer Could Make Him Smile.
Kenneth Bae's Family 'Outraged' Over Dennis Rodman's 'Outrageous' Comments
The family of Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea, is "outraged" by former NBA star Dennis Rodman's comments suggesting that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was right to detain the missionary. "Dennis Rodman could do a lot of good by advocating for Kenneth to Kim Jong-un, but
Texas Neighbors Trick or Treat for 14-Year-Old's New Heart
Among the millions of trick-or-treaters scavenging for candy tonight will be a group of neighbors in Texas doing all they can to help a girl who will turn 14 on Saturday and is in need of a heart transplant. Anna King, of The Woodlands, has...