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View current and past news clips below featuring the Heart Institute at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC patients, programs and staff. Check back for updates.


Sub Marathon Man
90.5 WESA (06/20/15)
We first met our guest Darren Miller as attempted to become the first American man to complete the Ocean’s Seven Challenge. Having accomplished that mission Darren has set his sights on a new challenge. This Saturday he will attempt the Sub 3 Marathon at Presque Isle State Park on Lake Erie. Like his other athletic endeavors this challenge is to raise money and awareness for charity. Also taking part in the conversation is Miller’s fiance, marathon swimmer, Alli DeFrancesco.

Carpenters from Seoul constructing Korean Nationality Room at Pitt
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (06/17/15)

Essential Pittsburgh: Healing the Hearts of Pittsburgh Children
90.5 WESA (06/11/15)

Hospital volunteer instills courage in boy who shares heart defect
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (05/16/15)

For a heart-transplant patient and her family, Pittsburgh’s food helps heal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (04/08/15)

Teen is Heart Hero at Westmoreland and Indiana Heart Ball
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (03/29/15)

Couple create T-shirt fundraiser to give back to hospital
New Castle News (03/10/15)

Boxing Champ's Daughter Doing Well After Heart Transplant
ABC Action News (03/09/15)

My Grandson Nolan's Journey
Pennsylvania State Representative Garth Everett recounts the medical journey of his grandson Nolan, who underwent a heart transplant at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.


Medical professionals learning more about hypoplastic heart disease
Uniontown Herald-Standard (1/26/15)


Pittsburgh doctor's discoveries could help pediatric cardiac patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/07/14)

Cunningham's daughter recovering
ESPN Boxing (12/6/14)

Cornell Junior-Senior High student, mom recall teen's near-death experience
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/26/14)

Heart transplant in kids: speedy operation 'better than waiting for match'
Medical News Today (11/20/14)

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says
Healthday (11/19/14)

12-year-old's donated heart joins families, lets her memory live
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/20/14)

Steve Cunningham: Fighting for Her Life
Grantland (10/16/14)

Daughter's ailment keeps things in perspective for Cunningham
Philly.com (10/16/14)

The Nied's Hotel Band And Heart Camp For Kids
KDKA-TV “Pittsburgh Today Live”

Morell to lead new Children's partnership
Pittsburgh Business Times (10/06/14)

Dr. Bill Neches, Hosting Heart Camp for Kids
90.5 WESA (07/25/14)

Half a heart, full life: Teen stands as walking miracle
Las Vegas Review-Journal (07/12/14)

Kindergartner with heart defect throws first pitch Saturday
The Daily Athenaeum (04/28/14)

Young hearts at risk
Uniontown Herald-Standard (02/24/14)

Middle-schooler recovering from heart surgery at center of fight to raise awareness
Valley News Dispatch (02/10/14)


Concerned parents, organizations moving to get kids moving
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/11/13)

Go Red event shows women can move beyond heart disease diagnosis
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/17/13)

Go Red event shows women can move beyond heart disease diagnosis
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/17/13)

Peca Labs: three young entrepreneurs developing a heart valve for children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (08/06/13)

Kids Find Common Bond, Comfort At Heart Camp
CBS-Pittsburgh (06/14/13)

Events help mom and Boardman boy raise Heart Walk money
Youngstown Vindicator (06/06/13)

Fear of ICD Shock Impairs Sexual Function
Medpage Today (06/04/13)

Charity provides photo memories for families of children in ICU
WTAE-TV (02/12/13)

New Legislation Hopes To Prevent Cardiac Deaths
KDKA-TV, CBS (02/12/13)

Adults Treated for Congenital Heart Disease at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
WPXI-TV (02/07/13) 



Children’s Book Helping Little Girl Share Her Story
CBS (11/08/12)

Transplants provide inspiration for recipient to become medical tech
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (08/15/12)

Transplant Recipient Doing Well in Hospital
Altoona MIrror (05/22/12)

Sanchez’s ‘Little Bro’ Gets Heart
Altoona Mirror (05/19/12)

Today's Kids May Be Destined for Adult Heart Disease
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (05/04/12)



Photos from Open Water Swim Challenge
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (07/10/11)

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The art of healing
Pittsburgh Magazine (04/23/09)

Husband-wife team leaves NIH to start new medical centers at Pitt
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (04/22/09)

Baby closer to heart transplant, mother says
KATU-TV (03/2/09)

Projects plant hope for littlest hearts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (02/03/09)

Pediatric heart pump was his lifeline
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (02/01/09)



Heart pump helps children waiting for transplant
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (09/30/08)

Toughest kid on the block
Jamestown Post Journal (07/25/08)

Double heart transplant recipient is games veteran
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (06/04/08)

Heart care close to home in Latrobe
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (04/07/08)

Heart pumps for children pass milestone
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (04/04/08)

Children's developing heart pump for toddlers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (04/03/08)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh developing pediatric heart pump
Pittsburgh Business Times (04/03/08)

Littlest heart patients get hope from one who's been there
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (03/06/08)

Experimental heart pump awaiting FDA approval
ABC News (02/21/08)

Transplant patient fights for heart
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (02/21/08)

Heart pump saves boy's life
ABC News Good Morning America (video link) (02/21/08)

'Berlin Heart' gives ill child a chance
KATU-TV (Or) (with video link) (02/21/08)

Colombian hospital looks to Children's to lift level of care
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (02/06/08)



Family gives thanks for a hearty child
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/22/07)

Westmoreland Heart Center gets new office, expanded hours
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/7/07)

The Beating Heart
WSOC-TV (North Carolina) (08/31/07)

Team races against the clock
Pittsburgh Business Times (07/06/07)

Beads Tell a Story: Young cardiac patients collect keepsakes of their string of medical milestones
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (with video link) (06/22/07)

4 transplants form bond at Children’s
Pittsburgh Tribune Review (06/11/07)

Cell phone GPS finds transplant patient
CBS Early Show (with video link) (05/10/07)

Mismatched hearts save babies' lives
MSNBC/Associated Press (with audio slideshow) (02/12/07)



Device gives injured hearts a rest
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (10/11/06)

Device gives young patient's heart time to heal, then function on its own
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (04/12/06)



Heartening news for tiny patients
FOX News/Associated Press (04/7/05)

How heart is formed in the embryo helps explain congenital heart disease
Medical News Net (04/7/05)

Heart pumps bring hope to new patients
USA TODAY/Associated Press (03/12/05)


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August 10, 2015
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August 10, 2015