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Fainting: Frightening, but not seldom serious

By: Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter One minute you’re feeling a bit woozy; the next thing you know, you’re flat on your back wondering what happened. No matter what you call it — swooning, passing out, or fainting —the experience is surprisingly common. About a third of people say they’ve fainted at least once. …

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