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My Time at Alexander’s Hope

My name is Davis Hoover and over the last few months I have been privileged to help out at...

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Eliminating Organ Donation Fear

There are many reasons which fearing of organ donation is completely natural. Thinking about what happens to us after...

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What is Rejection? How is it Prevented?

After an organ or tissue transplant, recipients have to undergo extensive therapy and medication to grow accustom to their...

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Foods to Avoid in the Name of Heart Health

Although we do not always have the ability to choose all parts of our diet, it is helpful to...

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Stem Cell Transplant Facts

Stem Cell transplants are performed on patients with certain cancers of the blood or bone marrow (e.g. myeloma, leukemia)....

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Heart Health in a COVID-19 World

Two huge factors in keeping a healthy heart are reducing stress and staying active. These are also two things...

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Heart Transplant Facts

The first human heart transplant occurred about 5 decades ago in 1967, and the procedure has changed drastically since...

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3 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health Every Day!

Heart Health is something important to everyone. No matter your age, sex, gender, race, geographic location or any other...

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Vascular Composite Allografts (VCA’s)

A Vascular Composite Allograft (VCA) is the transplantation of a composite tissue. Composite tissue is anything that requires blood...

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Bicuspid Aortic Valve Facts

The valves of the human heart begin to form in the early stages of fetal development. During this time,...

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