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Top 5 Shocking AED Myths Answered!

Top 5 Shocking AED Myths Answered! When it comes to knowing how, what, and when to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), many people are aware only of the basics: An AED is used in an emergency. An AED uses shocks to help someone suffering from a cardiac arrest. An AED can save a life.…

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Fad Diets vs. Heart-Healthy Nutrition

Through many years of research, scientists have learned that the foods we eat impact the health of our hearts. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, eating a balanced diet and being physically active can prevent as much as 80% of premature strokes and heart disease. There is an overwhelming amount of diet advice available.…

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Marijuana and Heart Health – Are They Connected?

Since 2001, marijuana, also known as cannabis, has been legal for medicinal use in Canada. As of 2018, a variety of cannabis-based products have also been permitted legally for recreational use. This variety includes dried cannabis, cannabis oil, fresh cannabis, and cannabis seeds for cultivation. Added to the list in 2019, cannabis edibles and topicals…