| Feb 15, 2010
The heart is the hardest working muscle in the human body, but an unhealthy lifestyle will eventually take its toll and many will ultimately be diagnosed with heart disease as a result. In fact, heart disease is the No. 1 killer among men and women. Here'...
| Feb 17, 2010
According to the American Heart Association (www.americanheart.org), 2,163 heart transplants were performed in the U.S. in 2008, but thousands more people could have benefited from a heart transplant if more donated hearts were available.
| Feb 18, 2010
The Medical Mile in Grand Rapids took a huge step forward Thursday when the state approved a proposal to allow heart transplants at the Meijer Heart Center at Spectrum Health.
Last year, 21 patients in West Michigan were referred to other clinics for...
| Feb 19, 2010
A Louisiana man just received his second heart transplant -- something that rarely ever happens. But there's even more to this story.
Matthew Fletcher isn't from New Orleans, but he's been here with his family since the beginning of January. "I just...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 5:59 PM
FRIDAY: Enjoy "I Loved Lucy," an intimate portrait of Lucille Ball's final years, at Laguna Playhouse, showtimes 7:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. matinees through Oct. 31, at the Moulton Theatre, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. For tickets, visit...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:55 PM
Can't find the perfect gift? Here are some of the best, and somewhat unknown, gift books published in 2010. These choices have lots of photos and are perfect to put on a coffee table as conversation starters or boredom relievers. In this list we have...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 3:30 AM
"I feel fantastic," said Rahn Bentley, just over two weeks since receiving a new heart. Bentley thanked doctors and the donor's family Tuesday morning before being released.
Bentley, 50, underwent the first heart transplant performed in Grand Rapids at...
| Apr 26, 2011
That was until the convicted New York rapist had a change of heart regarding his pending heart transplant. According to Kenneth Pike's sister he has decided that he's no longer interested in becoming a candidate for a heart transplant.
| Jul 15, 2010
There are more than 108,000 Americans waiting for an organ transplant. Every day that number goes up, as the demand constantly outweighs the supply.
Two decades ago, Randy Creech was one of those patients waiting for a life saving organ.
"The body is...
| Jul 16, 2010
Former Vice President Dick Cheney, battling a lifetime of cardiac disease, has not decided whether to seek a heart transplant but could use a device surgically inserted into his chest last week as permanent therapy for his condition, according to a source...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 9:07 AM
UPDATE: Christina was notified January 12 that a heart was available for her in St. Louis and she was headed into surgery on Wednesday night. FOX 4 will have more updates as we receive them.
A Lee's Summit teen is starting the New Year in need of a...