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Calgary Sun
British Columbia to launch incentive points program for active residentsVICTORIA -- Staying in shape and eating right will soon pay off in British Colu
British Columbia to launch incentive points program for active residents
Calgary Sun / Posted 53 minutes ago
VICTORIA -- Staying in shape and eating right will soon pay off in British Columbia where an initiative is in the works to reward people with collector points for healthy-lifestyle choices, says Health Minister Terry Lake. B.C. is set to launch a... Read more
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iafrica.com
Scrumptious sweetcorn fritters recipeSeptember is Heart Awareness Month and the Heart and Stroke Foundation encourag
Scrumptious sweetcorn fritters recipe
iafrica.com / Posted an hour ago
September is Heart Awareness Month and the Heart and Stroke Foundation encourages everyone to "Have Heart" by getting a blood pressure test done as well as eating a heathy diet and living a healthy lifestyle. To help you with that, we have a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Newer immigrants to Ontario face fewer heart health risks, says studyImmigrants to Ontario are 30-per-cent less likely to suffer a heart attack, str
Newer immigrants to Ontario face fewer heart health risks, says study
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
Immigrants to Ontario are 30-per-cent less likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other serious cardiovascular event compared to long-term residents, according to a new study that is adding more weight to the existence of a so-called... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Have you or a loved one had a stroke?If you or someone you care for has had a stroke, the Heart and Stroke Foundatio
Have you or a loved one had a stroke?
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
If you or someone you care for has had a stroke, the Heart and Stroke Foundation can HELP. Take part in the Living with Stroke™ program in Kelowna. The program is designed to help stroke survivors and their families improve their quality of life,... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Tournament remembers athletic brothersThe sun definitely came up in Turner Valley as 32 golfers hit the links to reme
Tournament remembers athletic brothers
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 3 days ago
The sun definitely came up in Turner Valley as 32 golfers hit the links to remember a pair of fun-loving athletic brothers. The first annual ACon-TyTy Memorial Golf Tournament was held Saturday at the Turner Valley Golf Course in memory of Alex... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Listowel Banner obituaries August 26, 2015Wanda Machan Wanda Machan of Monkton passed away peacefully surrounded by her
Listowel Banner obituaries August 26, 2015
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Wanda Machan Wanda Machan of Monkton passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the age of 71. Wanda was a former custodian of the Elma Logan Recreation Complex for 20 years. She... Read more
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Market Watch
Visa expands global reach of Checkout with new banks, merchantsVisa Inc. V, -3.73% on Monday said it will expand its global reach by adding ne
Visa expands global reach of Checkout with new banks, merchants
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Visa Inc. V, -3.73% on Monday said it will expand its global reach by adding new merchants and issuers to Visa Checkout, which allows customers to pay with their cards online on any device. Visa added new banks such as China Merchants Bank and... Read more
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Business Wire
Visa Checkout Expands Global Availability with New Merchants and IssuersThe rapidly expanding list of merchants will continue to make it easier for con
Visa Checkout Expands Global Availability with New Merchants and Issuers
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
The rapidly expanding list of merchants will continue to make it easier for consumers to buy everything they need online, on any device, using Visa Checkout. The newly signed merchant partners by country include: United States: Best Buy, Barnes &... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Noakes rubs in the saltIn his new recipe book for children, Raising Superheroes, the professor - known
Noakes rubs in the salt
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
In his new recipe book for children, Raising Superheroes, the professor - known for promoting saturated fat and condemning carbohydrates in the diet - claims there is no strong evidence to support this. The World Health Organisation suggests adults... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA fast foods for kids high in saltREUTERSThe survey by the World Action on Salt and Health (Wash), which analysed
SA fast foods for kids high in salt
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
REUTERSThe survey by the World Action on Salt and Health (Wash), which analysed salt content in childrens meals in 37 countries, has ranked SA among the top 10 nations for saltiest childrens fast food meals. Cape Town - A chicken burger and chips... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Colwood preps for worst-case scenariosYou can never be too prepared. The City of Colwood will receive training for s
Colwood preps for worst-case scenarios
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
You can never be too prepared. The City of Colwood will receive training for staff and volunteers from the Justice Institute of B.C. on incident command training. The course for members of the Colwood Fire Department, Westshore Emergency Support... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Help find a spot for a life-saving defibrilatorThe former Coast Realty Group wants the public to help choose a spot for life s
Help find a spot for a life-saving defibrilator
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 13 days ago
The former Coast Realty Group wants the public to help choose a spot for life saving medical equipment. Before being purchased by Royal Lepage recently, the Coast Realty Group with team captain Aaron Nicklen took part in the Heart and Stroke... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Has the Saltiest Children's Chicken Burger in the WorldChildren are being served worryingly high amounts of salt by popular fast food
South Africa Has the Saltiest Children's Chicken Burger in the World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Children are being served worryingly high amounts of salt by popular fast food chains, according to a new 2015 international survey carried out by World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) and supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Not just a pinch of saltToday the World Action Group on Salt releases its report on the salt content in
Not just a pinch of salt
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
Today the World Action Group on Salt releases its report on the salt content in children's fast foods in 37 countries, including South Africa. It found that eight out of 10 meals had more than one gram of salt, which is the maximum believed to be... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
City hall home to new defibrillatorIt’s a device they’re happy to have, but hope they never have to use. But city
City hall home to new defibrillator
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 16 days ago
It’s a device they’re happy to have, but hope they never have to use. But city hall in Armstrong is now outfitted with an automated external defibrilator (AED). “We applied for a grant, it was approved,” said Amrstong Mayor Chris Pieper. Council... Read more
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BC Local News
AUXILIARY NOTES: Making a difference at any ageThere are many volunteers of all ages at the Peace Arch Hospital. One group of
AUXILIARY NOTES: Making a difference at any age
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
There are many volunteers of all ages at the Peace Arch Hospital. One group of volunteers is the Junior Auxiliary. Sponsored by the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary, these high school students make a huge difference in the lives of the people that they... Read more
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Peace Arch News
AUXILIARY NOTES: Making a difference at any ageThere are many volunteers of all ages at the Peace Arch Hospital. One group of
AUXILIARY NOTES: Making a difference at any age
Peace Arch News / Posted 18 days ago
There are many volunteers of all ages at the Peace Arch Hospital. One group of volunteers is the Junior Auxiliary. Sponsored by the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary, these high school students make a huge difference in the lives of the people that they... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Big bike, big causeMembers of Team BMO took the streets in Barrie's south end on Tuesday as they t
Big bike, big cause
Barrie Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
Members of Team BMO took the streets in Barrie's south end on Tuesday as they took their turn on the Big Bike in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The event hosted by Beverly Tire & Auto located on Commerce Park Drive had five teams hoping... Read more
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iol.co.za
New app offers healthier choicesTo curb the growing epidemic of obesity in the country, a new cellphone nutriti
New app offers healthier choices
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
To curb the growing epidemic of obesity in the country, a new cellphone nutrition app has been launched to help you decide what’s healthy enough for your food basket. The app, known as HealthyFood Switch, was launched at the Discovery Vitality... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Music teacher known for creativityVirginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano
Music teacher known for creativity
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 21 days ago
Virginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano pedagogue, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Aug. 8, after a prolonged illness at the Brantford General Hospital. Mrs. Blaha was a fixture in the Ontario... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Music teacher known for creativityVirginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano
Music teacher known for creativity
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 21 days ago
Virginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano pedagogue, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Aug. 8, after a prolonged illness at the Brantford General Hospital. Mrs. Blaha was a fixture in the Ontario... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Some minorities more likely to see heart health deteriorateIt is widely known that rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressu
Some minorities more likely to see heart health deteriorate
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
It is widely known that rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure are on the rise. But a new Canadian study shows that certain ethnic groups – specifically, South Asian men and black men and women – get these chronic health problems... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Trust Super Value Pilchards - It's Not Heart Mark Approved At AllConsumers must not be fooled into believing that Super Value Pilchards is licen
Don't Trust Super Value Pilchards - It's Not Heart Mark Approved At All
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Consumers must not be fooled into believing that Super Value Pilchards is licenced to use the Heart Mark logo, the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSFSA) warned on Monday. It said in a statement that it has been informed that the Heart... Read more

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