April 6, 2013

Bloom’s death raised deep vein thrombosis awareness

  • Posted: 4/7/2013
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NBC News correspondent David Bloom was in the middle of a war zone in Iraq when he was killed by something that takes hundreds of thousands of lives here at home every year: a complication of deep vein thrombosis. A blood clot in his leg had broken loose and traveled to his lungs. NBC s Lester Holt reports.

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