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  •  So the heart attack thing scares the shit (0+ / 0-)

    Out of me.

    What do you do? Go for an angioplasty every 5 years or something?

    I'm serious. This wouldn't have been picked up in a physical, would it?

    •  Blockages can often be picked (1+ / 0-)
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      mdmslle

      up in an X-ray or CT scan; if there's a history of heart issues in your family or you have any of the risk factors for a heart attack, your doctor should be ordering those up as part of a standard physical.

      There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

      by Cali Scribe on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 12:48:14 PM PST

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