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Numbers with dangerous heart rhythm tops 1 million

New figures suggest that more than a million people in the UK are now living with atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart rhythm leaving. Those affected are at five times greater risk of having a stroke.

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Father-of-two speaks of shadow cast by heart condition

Most of us probably haven't heard of it, but a potentially deadly heart condition is becoming alarmingly widespread. Cases of atrial fibrillation have rocketed by 20% in the last five years, and a campaign's under way to increase awareness.

A father-of-two from Dorset has spoken about the shadow it's cast over his life. Martin Dowse reports.

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