On 28 April , the World News Daily Report web site published an reporting that billionaire David Rockefeller had just undergone his sixth heart transplant at the advanced age of Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller has successfully undergone his sixth heart transplant in 38 years at the venerable age of 99 years old. The article also included a purported quote from David Rockefeller about how to live a long and healthy life:. I feel reenergized and alive. World News Daily Report is a news and political satire web publication, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways.
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Keeping former Vice President Dick Cheney's heart beating probably will cost at least a million dollars, heart failure experts told MedPage Today. In more than three decades since he first suffered a heart attack until his heart transplant Saturday, Cheney has run up formidable costs as he progressed from heart disease to heart failure, while putting a very public face on state-of-the-art cardiac treatment. He has been very good for us in that aspect. Walsh told MedPage Today that Cheney's heart transplant — after 20 months waiting for an appropriate organ — is the most expensive item on his personal health bill. She noted that the estimates were made on speculation as to how sick Cheney was when he first received the device and how long his hospital stay was. On top of that are the regular visits to the hospital for checkups and maintenance which could double or triple that amount over the course of 20 months, Walsh said. Walsh noted that one of Cheney's heart attacks had to be characterized as minor because it was through the use of troponin testing that his medical team was actually able to determine he had, indeed, suffered a heart attack.
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Doctors are saying it's unlikely the Republican septuagenarian was bumped ahead of thousands of younger people who were also in line to get a new heart. Patient with dropped heart leaves hospital after successful transplant Dick Cheney's Heart: Is it Working? More than 3, Americans are waiting now for a new heart, and about die each year before one becomes available.
By Mike Fleming Jr. Similar to Dick Cheney — whose trouble with heart attacks before he finally got a heart transplant are well known — McKay suffered a heart attack during the making of the film. And he found a way to give his close call a sly shout out by putting footage of it into the searing drama he wrote and directed about the former vice president.