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George Magovern, Pa. Heart Surgery Pioneer, Dies

(PITTSBURGH) — Dr. George Magovern, a Pittsburgh cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered artificial heart valves, has died. He was 89. Officials at Allegheny...

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