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pulmonary hypertension

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Hardware for the heart

An investigational device helped a Michigan grandmother regain her health.

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Feeling like Iron Man

At 53, Mark Lackey didn't know how much longer he would live. But then a team of experts crafted a unique fix for the hole in his heart.

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Heart of mystery

A 3D model helps a 10-year-old boy understand his unique anatomy. And it helps his doctors plan his treatment.

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‘I’m not a quitter’

Larry Whitten rolled into pulmonary rehab in a wheelchair. He walked out using the stairs.

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Back in God’s country

After becoming the first person in the U.S. to get a new heart device, a Canadian Lakes woman returns to the woods she loves.  

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Harmonious healing

Music brought together a pediatric plastic surgery team and a little boy who needed help.

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Fighting for each breath

Daring to hope for a lung transplant, Judy Weimer keeps up her strength with help from doctors and a home health care team.

New guidelines focus on child pulmonary hypertension

The sometimes fatal heart and lung disease requires different strategies for children and adults.

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Jeff gets a second chance with a new heart and lungs

His spirit and stamina lead to an amazing recovery.