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Loretta Thomas

Bronx Woman Celebrates Mother’s Day With New Heart

Loretta Thomas feels lucky to be able to watch her grandson grow up.


Pablo Patino

Therapy Dog Gets Credit For Helping Recovery Of Young Heart Transplant Patient

A boy from Spring Valley was set to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with a new heart.


12-year-old Lauren Shields of Stony Point, NY (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

NY Legislature Passes ‘Lauren’s Law’ In Hopes Of Boosting Organ Donor Enrollment

New York lawmakers have voted on a bill that requires a mandatory question about donor registration to appear on driver’s license applications.


Diane McCloud's family in court (Credit:Mona Rivera)

Judge Approves Convict’s Request For Release To Hospice Care

A New York woman who lost her chance for a life-saving heart transplant by continuing to commit crimes is being permitted to spend her dying days in hospice care.


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New York Presbyterian Hospital Nursing Staff Throw Birthday Party For Young Patient

Jeffrey Denis has spent the last month on the heart transplant list at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Today was his 18th birthday.