Bath Rugby's hooker Lee Mears is encouraging athletes to get regular health checks to prevent serious problems in the future. The England international player announced yesterday that he has been forced to retire, after a heart abnormality showed up on a cardiac screening.
It comes a week after a 13-year-old boy from Trowbridge had a heart attack while playing football. Tamsin Eames reports.
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