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Cardiac Arrest Recovery & Returning Home

Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the United States and Canada.    When someone suffers cardiac arrest, their heart stops beating, and they can no longer breathe effectively.    If cardiac arrest is not treated within minutes, the person will die.   Fortunately, cardiac arrest is reversible if it is treated…

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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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The Top Heart Health Myths BUSTED!

The Top Heart Health Myths BUSTED! When it comes to improving our heart health (or our overall health) there is a lot of overlapping, conflicting, and confusing information available to us. Some people say that certain forms of exercise are guaranteed to improve your heart health, others deny it. Some websites explain blood pressure one…