Testing Athletes Would Save Lives
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|Tue, 03-02-2010 - 4:11pm|
A new study suggests that routine electrocardiogram testing of young American athletes would save lives and be cost-effective.
The testing isn't routine among athletes in college and high school, apparently because doctors think the benefits -- discovering potentially deadly heart problems -- aren't worth the expense. However, professional athletes are often required to undergo the tests.
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