What Causes Cardiovascular Disease?

What Causes Cardiovascular Disease? In Canada, an estimated 1.3 million people are affected by cardiovascular (aka heart) disease. While some suffer from congenital (from birth) heart disease others acquire the condition later in life, due to a variety of factors including family history, poor diet and lack of exercise, smoking, drinking alcohol, diabetes, stress and…

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Can Anyone Buy an AED?

Can Anyone Buy an AED in Canada? We have heard the staggering statistics many times. Each year, close to 45,000 Canadians will suffer from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, having early access to cardiopulmonary resuscitation and an automated external defibrillator (AED) can increase the chances of survival by up…

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COVID-19 Self-Isolation Survival Guide

COVID-19 Self-Isolation Survival Guide You are probably used to hearing about COVID-19 by now, with all of the business update emails and news articles being shared on social media. But aside from the constant information and overwhelming chatter on the topic of the coronavirus, it is also a pandemic that we need to take seriously,…