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Every day brings us closer to finding a cure for cardiovascular disease - a leading cause of death in Canada. Here is the latest from our research laboratories.

“Heart research saves lives and I’m living proof"

At age 27 Karlie had no idea her life was hanging by a thread until the day agony struck out of the blue. Watching a movie at home, “I started feeling a strong pain in my chest and both my wrists,” she remembers. 
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How to avoid exercise mistakes as we age

How to avoid exercise mistakes as we age
I’m now in my late 40’s and people are often surprised that I still train every day. The key is not trying to do the same training now that I did 20 years ago! As we age, we take longer to recover from exercise. 
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Blood pressure lowering will help you live longer

Blood pressure lowering will help you live longer
A new study has indicated that tighter control of high blood pressure could help decrease the incidence of stroke and other illnesses, potentially benefitting millions of people in the Canada. 
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