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articles by: Heart and Stroke Foundation

Don’t Fall Victim to the Holiday Heart Attack

It's a sobering reality amid the holiday cheer: More people die from a heart attack or stroke in the winter months than during warmer weather, with mortality rates averaging 10 per cent higher. For ol…

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Why You Should Consider Speed Skating for a Hobby

Speed skating provides kids with a positive environment. Carl Hill’s daughter Phoebe, six at the time, liked to skate but wasn’t interested in hockey or figure skating. But she loved speed. Carl show…

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3 Tips for Tackling Comfort Food Cravings

If you crave ice cream or French fries after a bad day at work or a fight with your spouse, you are not alone. There's a reason your brain wants sweet and high-fat foods when you're feeling tense – we…

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about Heart and Stroke Foundation

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s mission is to prevent disease, save lives and promote recovery. A volunteer-based health charity, we strive to tangibly improve the health of every Canadian family, every day. 'Healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen.'

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