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Healthy Living: Aortic Aneurysms

More than 17,000 people die every year from aortic aneurysms, a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, the artery that carries blood from the heart through the chest to the rest of the body.

If the aneurysm ruptures, a patient could die and many have no symptoms prior to death.

But now, researchers have created a new tracking method that could help patients who are diagnosed before tragedy strikes.

Andrea Ludema explains more in today’s Healthy Living.