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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.


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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April 8, 2015
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April 8, 2015