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Murray P. Haydon drank liquids a week after his diseased heart was replaced with a plastic-and-metal implant, while fellow heart patient William J. Schroeder relaxed after an informal party for his son, Terry. "Mr. Haydon is progressing as expected," Humana Hospital Audubon spokesman Robert Irvine said in Louisville, Ky. "All his vital signs are normal and the Jarvik-7 artificial heart is working perfectly."

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