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Facial Expressions May Reveal Health Status: Inability To Register Surprise Linked To Serious Heart Conditions, Carolinas Medical Center Study



7/15/2014 7:49:40 AM

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And you thought it was Botox! Research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal found patients with serious heart and lung conditions don't have the normal range of facial expressions. In particular, they seem to lack the ability to register surprise. The authors note, “patients with serious cardiopulmonary diseases tended to hold their faces neutral,” and so suggest this information could be used by busy emergency room doctors who must gauge which patient to treat first and which tests might be required.

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