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UConn Cardiologists Uncover New Heart Attack Predictor

Dr. Bruce Liang, director of the Calhoun Cardiology Center, and his team of researchers have identified a protein fragment that when detected in the blood can be a predictor of heart attack and heart failure. If successfully applied one day, the simple blood test could mean another way to diagnose and possibly treat heart problems. Learn more by viewing this NBC Connecticut video showing Dr. Liang discussing this promising finding.

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