Medicine: Hope in Heart Disease

Unless medicine does something about it, more than half of all Americans now living will die of heart and artery diseases. Doing something about these diseases means spotting prospective victims early and correcting factors that will cause an attack. Last week, at a New York Academy of Sciences conference, top U.S. and international experts came closer than ever before to sense-making agreement on who is likely to suffer an early heart attack and why. And one authority declared that the possibility of preventing heart and artery diseases is at hand.

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