AJ Dickerson

A story about a little boy who is in dire need of a kidney transplant is tugging at heart strings. Little A.J. Dickerson was born without a working kidney. The premie spent the first 10 months of his life in neonatal intensive care.

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Khloe Kardashian Odom and husband Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom‘s estranged wife Khloe Kardashian released her first statement since Odom was hospitalized for a drug overdose last week. Kardashian released the statement on her blog instead of through a publicist.

She thanked the doctors and nurses at Sunrise hospital in Las Vegas for stabilizing Odom so he could be transferred to celebrity hospital Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles on Monday.

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Teen refused heart transplant

A 15-year-old Atlanta boy who needs a new heart will not be placed on the transplant list, according to doctors at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Scottish Rite.

Anthony Stokes has only 6 months to live if he doesn’t get a life-saving heart transplant. Stokes was diagnosed with an enlarged heart last month after he complained of shortness of breath.

But after discussing his case with transplant doctors, Anthony’s doctors at Scottish Rite told his mother, Melencia Hamilton (pictured left), that he is not a viable candidate for a transplant because of his past history of “noncompliance”.

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