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15-year-old boy put on transplant list after allegedly rejected for his previous trouble with the law

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) – A 15-year-old Atlanta boy went on the waiting list for a heart transplant two days after his family complained he was unfairly rejected because of past failure to take medicine and show up for doctor’s appointments, his family told a TV station on Tuesday.…

Black teen allegedly denied heart transplant due to low grades

A black teen in Atlanta who needs a life-saving transplant is being denied due to his low grades, according to the 15-year-old boy’s family and friends. Doctors say Anthony Stokes only has 6 months to live because of an enlarged heart. But Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where he is receiving…

Dick Cheney receives heart transplant: aide

Former Vice President Dick Cheney received a heart transplant Saturday afternoon at a Virginia hospital, according to the Associated Press. Cheney, who suffered his fifth heart attack in 2010, did not know the identity of the heart donor after waiting 20 months for the operation, as told to the AP…

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