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    http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pu...h_athletes.php
    Palm Beach Doctor Trying to Prevent Young Athletes From Spontaneously Dying
    By Rich Abdill Tue., Mar. 27 2012 at 6:14 AM

    ​A 1997 study found that one in 255 high-school athletes had a "serious or potentially serious" heart defect that had the potential to preclude them from athletic participation. Although awareness of the issue has grown over the years, there are no mandatory tests for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which is the technical name for the defect that makes kids drop dead while they're playing basketball...
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