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The Widowmaker (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, News | 27 February 2015 (USA)
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Every minute of every year an American drops dead of a heart attack, hundreds of thousands without any warning or prior symptom. But these people could have been saved. The Widowmaker ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gillian Anderson ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Melinda Murray Melinda Murray ... Herself - Lost Husband to Heart Attack
Julio Palmaz Julio Palmaz ... Himself - Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (as Dr. Julio Palmaz)
Martin B. Leon Martin B. Leon ... Himself - Columbia University Medical Center, NYC (as Prof. Martin B. Leon)
Larry King ... Himself - Heart Attack Survivor
Bruce H. Brundage Bruce H. Brundage ... Himself - Former Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine
Douglas P. Boyd Douglas P. Boyd ... Himself - Former Professor of Radiology, UCSF
Daniel Bos Daniel Bos ... Himself - Son of Otto Bos
Arthur Agatston ... Himself - Doctor
Warren Janowitz Warren Janowitz ... Himself - Baptist Hospital of Miami
Harvey S. Hecht Harvey S. Hecht ... Himself - Professor, Mount Sinai Medical Center
John A. Rumberger John A. Rumberger ... Himself - Princeton Longevity Center
Matthew Budoff Matthew Budoff ... Himself - Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
Samin K. Sharma Samin K. Sharma ... Himself - Mount Sinai Medical Center
Steven Nissen Steven Nissen ... Himself - Cleveland Clinic


Every minute of every year an American drops dead of a heart attack, hundreds of thousands without any warning or prior symptom. But these people could have been saved. The Widowmaker uncovers a chilling tale of greed, ego, and a conspiracy of silence around that most vulnerable of human organs - the heart. Written by Anonymous

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The WidowMaker is a Must-See Movie & Might SAVE YOUR LIFE
20 July 2015 | by gmezo-99373See all my reviews

"The WidowMaker" is a Must-See Documentary for every adult. You need to understand the politics and greed involved in the Cardiology and Heart Care Industry that consists of Cardiologists, Invasive Cardiologists, Heart Surgeons, Hospitals, Stent Makers and BIG PHARMA. Heart Disease fuels a MAJOR aspect of our health care system. An extremely accurate 20-second non-invasive test done by a low-dose CT machine known as the CAC Score is threatening the profits of the hospitals and cardiologists......as it costs very little and can find that up to 50% of heart procedures ($$$) are not actually needed at all. Yet, heart disease kills nearly 35% of all of us and we want to trust our "doctors" who have "nothing-but-the-best-in-mind-for-us" lol. But lining thir pockets with gold appears to be the motivation.

Heart Disease is a big-money industry and the power players are polarized toward keeping the status-quo and the billions of profits. The proponents of the CAC Score feel that the existing cardiology mafia-esque power-cadre should change to save peoples lives because it's the right thing to do.......herein lies the crux....they don't want to give up the money. There are Non-invasive options and alternatives today instead of surgery. Watch "The WidowMaker" on NETFLIX TODAY!!!

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