Healthy Living: Heart Patches
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.
Five-million Americans are living with heart failure and 715,000 will have a heart attack this year.
Now, scientists are working on a new way to repair damaged hearts.
One of the major obstacles researchers need to overcome is the likelihood that people's immune systems would reject the embryonic stem cell transplant, unless they take medications for the rest of their lives.
Doctor Murry hopes to one day create new tissues from a person's own cells.
See how in today's Healthy Living.