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'We don't want another family to lose a child'

Thirteen young people have been detected with serious heart conditions during a charity screening tour.

More than 2000 young people in England have had their hearts tested for abnormalities that could lead to Sudden Death Syndrome.

It is a condition that affects apparently healthy and fit 14-35 year olds, killing twelve people in the UK every week.

The charity CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) and the healthcare company Philips, have been touring England offering people free tests.

Paul Clabburn's son, Tom, died when he was just 14 years old. He told BBC reporter Tamasin Ford why heart screening programmes are important.


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