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Pedalling for a purpose: crew cycle 'across' Atlantic Ocean

Pedalling for a purpose: crew cycle 'across' Atlantic Ocean

An ambitious crew are attempting to cycle across the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for the Heart Research Institute.The 12-person crew will take turns on a stationary bike in order to pedal their way from the Netherlands to the island of St. Maarten in the Dutch Caribbean, a total of 4,736 nautical miles (8,771 kilometres). 

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The Best Diet for Reducing Heart Disease Risk

The Best Diet for Reducing Heart Disease Risk

Coronary heart disease is aleading killer of Canadian adults. As such, there is currently much debate over which ‘diet’ is best for reducing a person’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke, with each diet’s advocate claiming that their approach is the best. Paleo, low carb, low fat, vegan, raw… It can all get quite confusing.

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Tuesday May 31: World No Tobacco Day

Tuesday May 31: World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31, an initiative from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The aim is to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe as well drawing attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and its negative health effects.

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