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Heart disease before fast food

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), June 19, 2010

A mummy who died 3,500 years ago was one of 22 from the museum of Egyptian Antiquities that underwent CAT scans to assess them for cardiovascular disease. The results show more than half the mummies had calcifications in their artery walls. They also had vascular disease, the very same type of cardiovascular disease people today suffer.

 




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