ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 03, 2009
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(New York: John McKenzie) Therapeutic hypothermia that will now be required for heart attack victims in New York City featured; diagrams to illustrate this cooling procedure also used in spinal cord injuries and soldiers suffering traumatic brain injuries shown. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- comments.] [New York/Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Dr. Matthew FINK- says cooling the brain allows the body to recover from an injury.] [Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. Corey SLOVIS- says this therapy requires cooperation.] [Cardiac arrest survivor Chris NEWPORT- comments on her treatment.]
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