Heart Defect

James DeBouver talks to his newborn son Asher at Lurie Children's Hospital, where Asher is being treated for a rare heart defect that required prenatal surgery. (Credit: CBS)

‘Team Asher’ Helps Keep Parents’ Spirits Up As Baby Beats The Odds

He had surgery before he was even born; then more surgeries after, due to a rare heart defect. But a 6-week old baby fighting for life at Lurie Children’s Hospital is beating the odds.

CBS 2–10/19/2012


Zion Wrestler, 18, Dies From Genetic Heart Defect

ZION, Ill. (STMW) – An 18-year-old Zion-Benton Township High School wrestler died this week from a genetic heart defect, but his legal guardian, his 22-year-old sister, was struck with the outpouring of caring from his […]