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How to Prevent Heart Disease

By |September 27th, 2013|

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Heart Disease is an umbrella term that covers a variety of cardiovascular conditions, including blood vessel diseases, coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, congenital heart defects and infections of the heart. Although heart disease is a serious condition, there are some simple lifestyle choices you can make to lower your risk of developing heart disease.

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How to Prevent Heart Disease by Lowering Your Cholesterol

By |September 27th, 2013|

Cholesterol is a type of fat (lipid), found both in the body and in certain foods. It has spent its fair share of time in the news because of its association with heart disease and stroke, but in fact, cholesterol is a vital substance, found in the blood and in every cell of the body.

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    Genetic Testing In Evaluation of Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmias

Genetic Testing In Evaluation of Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmias

By |September 4th, 2013|

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Canadian Heart Rhythm Society have produced the first-ever comprehensive guidelines on the use of genetic testing in the clinical management of inherited heart rhythm disorders, released in the March/April issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology published by Elsevier.

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Canadians Support Interventions to Reduce Dietary Salt

By |September 4th, 2013|

Eighty percent of survey respondents agree food industry should use less salt, according to new study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.

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