Thursday, June 26, 2008


NBC newsman Tim Russert was being treated for coronary artery disease before he collapsed from a heart attack and died nearly two weeks ago, but he was following the treatment plan of his doctors, exercised regularly, kept his cholesterol and blood pressure down, and recently passed a stress test.

The New York Times looks into the factors that killed Russert, who was 58, and what doctors say about his sudden death.

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