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Could Jack Pearson’s Diet Be to Blame?

Friday, Feb 09, 2018   Dr. Neal Barnard   heart disease, cholesterol


Fans of the hit NBC series This Is Us finally learned how the beloved character Jack Pearson died, but did they get the full story? In this week’s episode, after a fire breaks out at the Pearson residence, a doctor explains that excessive smoke inhalation stressed Jack’s heart, triggering a massive heart attack that took his life.

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