heart transplant

  • November 12, 2013  

    From his first heart attack at age 37 to a full transplant in 2012, Dick Cheney says he’s proud to have lived an active life despite battling heart disease. Gwen Ifill sits down with the former vice president, author of "Heart: An American Medical Odyssey," to discuss how his health concerns affected his time in office. Continue reading

  • March 26, 2012  

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart transplant this weekend raised new questions about how the organ transplant waiting list operates. Margaret Warner and the University of Chicago’s Dr. Allen Anderson discuss the waiting list system and why people with cardiovascular disease are living longer nowadays. Continue reading