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  1. Jacquie Bird

Screening for silent killer is saving lives

Doctors in Exeter and Torbay have saved the lives of 31 men through a special screening programme which detects a silent killer.

They've been calling men over the age of 65 for a special test to see if they are in danger of having an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which could cause them to drop dead with no warning. Our health correspondent Jacquie Bird reports