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Data shows heart attack death numbers declining

Stephen Smith of The Boston Globe used state data to show that "deaths from heart attacks in Massachusetts dropped by 24 percent in eight years," a decline doctors attributed to increased usage of angioplasty and aspirin. "Nationwide, the number of people succumbing to heart attacks has also decreased, although at a somewhat slower pace than in Massachusetts."

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