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Bloom’s death raised deep vein thrombosis awareness


NBC News correspondent David Bloom was in the middle of a war zone in Iraq when he  was killed by something that takes hundreds of thousands of lives here at home every year: a complication of deep vein thrombosis.  A blood clot in his leg had broken loose and traveled to his lungs. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.