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UCR opens new medical building
The Press-Enterprise

The patient didn’t look too good. He was pale. His unfocused eyes gazed toward the ceiling, and his mouth gaped. His arms and legs were motionless as he lay on the hospital gurney. But occasionally he blinked, and his chest regularly rose and fell. A check of his carotid artery revealed a pulse, and a listen to his chest showed that his heart was beating. Only it wasn’t. He had no heart at all.