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Recovering from a Heart Attack – What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

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In Canada, heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada after cancer and the leading cause of hospitalization. The most common form of heart disease is Ischemic Heart Disease, also known as coronary heart disease. Recovering from a heart attack can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. Recovering from a heart attack...

Heartwarming Charity – Wood’s Homes

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Heartwarming Charity – Wood’s Homes Our wellbeing and health extend beyond our physical stamina and bodily comfort – it also includes our mental health! According to a commentary published by The American Journal of Medicine, “The American Heart Association has concluded that depression can accelerate atherosclerosis3 as well as promote the onset and severity of...

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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