Taking The Pulse Of Heart Research

From soybeans to radiation--a roundup of the latest findings

Last week was a bad time to try to find a cardiologist anywhere outside New Orleans, where more than 30,000 of them convened at one of the largest medical meetings in the world--the annual scientific meeting of the American Heart Assn. Up-to-the-minute reports on new drugs, surgical techniques, and heart-attack prevention were among the subjects of nearly 5,000 presentations. Senior Editor Paul Raeburn reports.

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