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    Mass EKG screening for athletes inadvisable, panel says

    Mass screening young athletes for hidden heart defects using electrocardiograms isn’t justified by the evidence, according to a scientific statement released September 15 by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. Universal EKG screening would potentially cost about $2 billion in the first year and risk both false-negative and false-positive results, the authors...

    09/15/2014 - 16:20 Health, Science & Society
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    Science News of the Year 2004

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    In the Web page below, the writers of Science News have selected what they consider the most compelling stories of 2004. However, visitors to our Web pages at Science News Online have their own favorites. As we track the number of visitors to each Web...

    12/15/2004 - 16:09 Humans & Society
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    Light blow to chest can be fatal

    From Anaheim, Calif., at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2001.

    Researchers collecting data about sudden heart stoppages among otherwise healthy people have made a disturbing observation: Light blows to the chest that hit the heart directly can cause it to misfire and stop in rare cases.

    Six years ago, these same researchers published a preliminary report...

    11/28/2001 - 10:00 Biomedicine
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