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Boca Raton seventh-grader dies suddenly

With no mention of a defibrillator, one has to wonder if this could have been prevented!  So sad!  Please have your children screened for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM).

http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/region_s_palm_beach_county/boca_raton/boca-raton-seventh-grader-dies-suddenly

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2 comments on “Boca Raton seventh-grader dies suddenly

  1. >Usually, the cause of the cardiomyopathy is not known. However, in some cases, physicians are able to distinguish some contributing factors.

  2. MyWeb4Ed
    March 15, 2011

    >While this may be true, screening to determine the presence of HCM is one step that can be taken to try to avoid such heartbreak.

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