Report shows certain heart disease risk factors set to rise sharply

February 3, 2015 10:05 AM

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Report shows certain heart disease risk factors set to rise sharply

A report on the health of Canadians shows a changing population and rising risk factors for heart disease are potential looming issues.

“We cannot underestimate the progress we have made, but we still have an enormous task in front of us,” says David Sculthorpe, CEO, Heart and Stroke Foundation. “Heart disease and stroke continue to be the second leading cause of death in Canada and a leading cause of disability, responsible for 66,...

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