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Monday, April 9, 2007

In case you missed it: lessons from heart disease

In many ways, scientistsí hard-won and increasingly detailed understanding of what causes heart disease and what to do for it often goes unknown or ignored. A Sunday New York Times story follows a Brigham and Women's Hospital patient who did many things right, but also made some crucial miscalculations that were so common that nearly every patient makes them, cardiologists say.

Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 06:18 AM
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