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Heart Research #20403

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 28, 1972
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(Studio) 2 Mexican heart specialists develop new treatment for heart attacks which will cut fatality rate in half. Glucose injections include in treatment. Role of heredity in heart disease studied in town outside of Boston.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Framingham, Massachusetts) 22 years ago, study began. 2nd generation now being tested. Coronary disease studied in relation to heredity, environmental, stress, life style, and diet. Overweight and cigarettes found to be major coronary hazards. Lack of adequate sleep and coffee don't increase risk of heart disease. Statistics an heart attacks given. [Heart Research Program Director, Dr. William KANNEL - calls for change in eating habits to reduce cholesterol, no smoking, more exercise.]
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Smith, Howard K.

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