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Hillary Clinton’s Hospitalization Sheds Light on Blood Clot Causes, Treatments
December 31, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Days after a fainting spell in her home, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized when doctors discovered she had a blood clot between her skull and brain. Ray Suarez talks to Dr. Gholam Motamedi of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital about blood clot causes, risks and potential treatments.
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