Archives for Heart Disease

The Holiday Heart Attack – Tips to Maintaining Healthy Habits Over the Holiday Season

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The festive season is a time for friends, family and spreading joy and holiday cheer! We begin to see holiday parties ramp up, which also means copious amounts of food and drink. But the festive season isn’t just about eating and celebrating, it’s also about the cold winter weather! Winter, not to mention holiday stress,...

Heartwarming Charity – World Heart Federation

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Heartwarming Charity – World Heart Federation According to the World Health Organization, about 17.9 million people died from cardiovascular disease in the year 2016. This significant number is a scary reality for many people living across the globe who are either suffering from heart disease, or struggle with other heart problems. It is for this...

Most Commonly Asked Questions About Heart Disease

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Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada and includes coronary heart disease, heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias), congenital heart defects and blood vessel diseases. Research suggests that approximately 2.4 million Canadians age 20 and over live with diagnosed heart disease and that every hour, about twelve Canadians age 20 and over die...
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