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Blood test for specific metabolites could reveal blocked arteries

A Duke Health pilot project suggests that in the near future, a blood test could show whether arteries carrying blood to the heart are narrow or blocked, a risk factor for heart disease. According to the 40-person study published in the journal PLOS ONE, emergency patients who underwent a treadmill stress test and showed signs… Read More »

Mom diagnosed with incurable breast cancer claims lump was dismissed as blocked milk duct: report

Anna Alessandro claims a nurse told her that the lump she found while seven months pregnant would go away after she gave birth.  (GoFundMe) A 32-year-old mother of two who was reportedly diagnosed with incurable breast cancer just two months after giving birth is preparing to file a complaint against her medical providers after she… Read More »