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Wearable defibrillator is said to save lives, but patients and doctors question at what cost

In the summer of 2015, while standing in her kitchen, Rachel Pezzani heard her 11-year-old daughter Natalie scream from another room. Pezzani raced to her, scared that Natalie’s wearable “LifeVest” defibrillator was about to go off. Natalie, still recovering from recent emergency heart surgery related to a birth defect, was wearing the device per hospital […]
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