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An Artificial Heart That Doesn't Beat
"You put this in cattle and they stand up and moo and eat and wonder why everyone is looking at them so weird," says William Cohn, a collaborator on the research and director of minimally invasive surgical technology at the Texas Heart Institute. "You see a cow wagging his tail and you say, wow, this is the future of the artificial heart."
future  technology  science  biology  heart 
october 2009 by andrewducker
Smoking bans may reduce heart attacks by more than a third
Two independent health reviews have found that heart attack rates dropped steeply in areas where bans have been introduced, with one reporting 36% fewer cases three years after smoke-free legislation came in.
health  smoking  heart 
september 2009 by andrewducker

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