Sandeep Jauhar | Review: “A cardiologist on matters of the heart” – The Washington Post
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Review: “A cardiologist on matters of the heart” The Washington Post

Review: “A cardiologist on matters of the heart” The Washington Post

“Both primer and ode, Heart is a fascinating education for those of us who harbor this most hallowed organ but know little about it. The heart, we learn, is the first major organ to develop in the human body. It starts beating three weeks into fetal life, even before there is any blood to pump. And it is the last major organ to stop working. A mechanism of remarkable reliability and endurance, the heart beats approximately 3 billion times in a lifetime. The amount of blood that passes through an average adult heart in a week could fill a backyard swimming pool…”