Charity calls for heart screening

3rd March 2000 at 00:00
A NATIONAL charity is lobbying the Government to provide compulsory heart tests for all schoolchildren to reduce the number of young people dying from heart attacks.

Cardiac Ris in Young People says the introduction of screening in all secondary schools could save the lives of hundreds of youngsters who are unaware they have a heart abnormality.

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