Battling fatigue and heart trouble, Tim DeGeest learned he had a rare genetic mutation—and he'd need a heart transplant to survive.
Though Katie Watkins looked healthy on the outside, her weak heart couldn’t sustain her much longer. Organ donation provided new life.
Blindsided by a life-threatening diagnosis, a Central Michigan University student beats the odds and lives to receive a heart transplant.
A lung transplant saved his life. Now, he is determined to make the most of his second chance.
When severe chest pain turned out to be an aortic dissection, Kim Lautner underwent a new procedure to repair the tear in her blood vessel.
When Michael Travis suffered a sudden heart problem, quick action—and the instant availability of an AED unit—made all the difference.
When Lester Cramer developed a blockage in his carotid artery, his surgeons used a new technique shown to reduce risk of strokes.
“It’s a miracle,” says Jack Hofstra, 92, after he got a new heart valve through a minimally invasive procedure.
Nick Paradiso blamed allergies for his breathing troubles. A quick trip to the ER revealed something more concerning.
After treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, James Gilleland says he feels better than he has in 20 years.