Heart Pump

When Chad’s body rejected his first heart transplant, doctors found another way to keep him alive. They implanted an artificial heart in his chest. An air compressor outside Chad’s body keeps the valves of the heart opening and closing. Hear Chad...

When Chad’s body rejected his first heart transplant, doctors found another way to keep him alive. They implanted an artificial heart in his chest. Two of Chad’s doctors explain how the artificial heart works.

Four months into her pregnancy, Iman says she experienced a sudden onset of fever, chills and nausea, plus a loss of appetite and sensation in her extremities. Doctors initially attributed these symptoms to pregnancy; however, they actually signaled a...