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heart transplant

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A silver lining

Heart transplant recipient and competitive swimmer Fred Nelis makes a formidable showing on the world stage in Spain.

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Back from the brink

On the road to a heart transplant, a doctor’s discovery set Mike Hensley, 57, on a new course.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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Tyler’s new heart

When a 22-year-old needed a heart transplant, an implantable heart pump kept him alive until his second chance came through.

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‘I was totally blindsided’

After cardiac arrest at age 25 and heart failure at age 31, Rick Eding is waiting patiently for the transplant that could save his life.

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Hope floats

In his first major swim competition since his heart transplant two years ago, Fred Nelis proves he’s unsinkable.

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Young at heart

After narrowly escaping death, heart transplant patient Fred Nelis will swim competitively in the Transplant Games.

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Cancer at age 10, complications for life

Childhood lymphoma survivor Judy Bode creates documentary to educate world on the late effects of cancer treatment.

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Your top health stories of 2015

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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‘I’m still here’

Perry Charleston had every reason to believe he would die in his 40s. Then he met Dr. Michael Dickinson.

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Football coach seeks heart transplant

'I had to walk away,' Mike Gruszka says. 'How can I ask them to give 100 percent when I can’t?'

Don’t fail at heart failure

Learn about your options and you'll find that there's much that can be done to live a full life.