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Fighting one of the leading causes of death in Canada

New partnership between McGill and the Heart and Stroke Foundation will strengthen key research programs and advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
Tue, 2013-06-25 11:02

Almost 70,000 Canadians die each year from heart disease and stroke – that’s one person every seven minutes. And despite impressive gains in research and treatment, cardiovascular disease still accounts for almost 30 per cent of all deaths every year in Canada.

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Contact: Julie Fortier
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Office Phone: 514 398-6751
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Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

Tue, 2013-01-29 12:39
Despite obvious motivation for quitting, 2/3 of patients will resume smoking within twelve months
Source Site: /medicine