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Diagnosing deadly blood clots?

Date:
September 10, 2013
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Summary:
More people die from preventable blood clots than from breast cancer, AIDS, and traffic accidents combined. Researchers are now taking new measures to evaluate your risk of developing potentially deadly blood clots.


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