6-year-old boy waiting for heart transplant asking for Christmas cards

U.S. 12/06/19, 18:03

Christmas this year, 6-year-old Carlos Rolon won't be able to be home. Instead he is staying at Boston Children's Hospital waiting for a heart transplant and is asking for Christmas cards. Rolon was born with an unbalanced atrioventricular canal defect, which is an abnormality in one of the four chambers of ...

Jimmy Carter back in hospital to treat infection

U.S. 12/03/19, 06:40

Former President Jimmy Carter was back in the hospital over the weekend for treatment for a urinary tract infection, the Carter Center announced Monday, Dec. 2. "Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, this past weekend for treatment for a urinary tract infection," ...

New Jersey hospital mistakenly gives kidney transplant to wrong patient

U.S. 11/27/19, 06:35

A hospital in New Jersey mistakenly gave the wrong patient a kidney transplant who happens to have the same name as the intended recipient. A Virtua Health representative confirmed that on Nov. 18 in Camden, New Jersey, a 51-year-old patient underwent a successful kidney transplant. The next day, a medical team ...

Man charged with DUI after crash with police officer

U.S. 10/30/18, 03:24

Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with driving under the influence and marijuana possession after crashing into a police car. A St. Petersburg police news release says the crash happened Monday morning, shortly after midnight. Police say the officer was heading to a non-emergency call when 23-year-old Chapin Huffman hit ...

North Carolina trooper shot and killed, suspect in custody

U.S. 10/17/18, 22:38

Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper has been shot and killed, and a suspect is in custody. A North Carolina State Highway Patrol release says the trooper was shot while conducting a traffic stop around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. He died at a local hospital. Bladen County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Larry Guyton ...

Couple calls Dream Center ‘hospital for lost souls’

California 10/12/18, 23:41

The halls of the once-dormant Al Price State Juvenile Correctional Facility smell of cleaning solution as busy volunteers prepped for an open house, wiping down forgotten windows and stocking shelves of food for the hungry. The 57-acre property on U.S. 69 has been renovated by a California couple into “a hospital ...

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