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9 out of 10 strokes are preventable

Are strokes largely preventable? One study found that there are 10 modifiable risk factors responsible for nine out of every ten strokes around the world. The study, called INTERSTROKE and conducted by the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster University ...

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Blog: Celebrating my non

Melissa and Loralie have partnered with Advocate Condell Centre Club to spend the next year working to achieve their health goals. They’re documenting their steps to get Movin’ and Improvin’ and be fit by 40. This is not a weight ...

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After trauma, women face heart disease risk

Women who experience a traumatic event and develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be at increased risk for heart disease, a new large study suggests. In the study, researchers found that women who had four or more symptoms of PTSD ...

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