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Cheney's heart device altered to prevent assassination

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In 2007, former Vice President Dick Cheney's doctor ordered the manufacturer of his implanted defibrillator to disable the wireless feature, fearing a terrorist could assassinate him by telling the device to shock his heart into cardiac arrest. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, on assignment for "60 Minutes," reports.

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