Medicine: Better Hearts?

Heart specialists in Atlantic City reported progress against heart disease, the No. 1 killer:

A Smooth Flow. Most dreaded and suddenly fatal of all heart ailments are those due to bloodclotting, e.g., coronary thrombosis. For reasons not yet perfectly understood (too little exercise, poor metabolism, infection), blood cells sometimes begin to stick together to form a thrombus (a stationary clot). But the thrombus grows, may eventually let loose daughter clots (emboli) which swim on to lodge at vital bottlenecks in the blood stream. A thrombus which lodges in a coronary (heart) artery, blocking...

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