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Medicine: Hearts and Fainting (Part II) #1015832

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report re-introduced.

(Studio: Andrea Canning) The medical push to view fainting as a warning about the heart examined; scenes of people fainting and diagram of POTS Syndrome shown; details given aboput the propensity of astronauts for fainting. [Chronic fainter Kathy CHANDLER††- comments on her approach.] [Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Fred JAEGER†- says astronauts are prone to fainting because their heart sizes decrease.] NASA's anti-gravity exercise program for astronauts and fainting patients noted.

Sawyer, Diane;
Canning, Andrea

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