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Dec
21

STAY HEART HEALTHY WHEN SHOVELLING SNOW

Keep your heart safe when shovelling snow Winter has arrived! And in our region that can only mean one thing — snow, snow and more snow. But before you get your shovel out and start digging, there are some chilling health hazards to keep in mind. “Shovelling snow can be deadly to someone’s heart if […]

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Dec
21

AVOID THE HOLIDAY HEART SYNDROME

Avoid the holiday heart syndrome          The hustle and bustle of the holidays can take a toll on your ticker. From heightened stress levels to added festive calories packed on courtesy of extra alcohol or seasonal treats — it can be hard to stay heart healthy.  “There’s a notable jump at the […]

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Sep
12

Southlake implants 1st smartphone enabled cardiac monitor in North America

http://bit.ly/2fePfbASouthlake implants 1st smartphone enabled cardiac monitor in North America

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Jul
25

How Monday Morning Stress Affects Your Heart

According to a New York Times article published back in March 2006, “In several studies of various populations over the years, scientists have found that deaths from heart attacks follow a pattern. They occur at the lowest rates on weekends, jump significantly on Mondays, then drop again on Tuesdays.” As it turns out, when we […]

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Jul
04

3-D-printed models could transform heart value replacements

The future of cardiology: 3-D-printed models could transform heart valve replacements

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Jun
03

Type II Diabetes Clinic Opens at Pace Barrie

Type II Diabetes Clinic Opens at PACE Barrie

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May
23

Your Heart Can Get The Blues

Today’s #Cardiac Trivia: YOUR HEART CAN HAVE THE BLUES Any sudden emotional event can trigger broken heart syndrome, also called stress-induced cardiomyopathy, or takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Surges of stress hormones like adrenaline can cause a part of your heart to temporarily enlarge, which reduces its pumping power. It’s different from a heart attack because it doesn’t […]

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Apr
06

Why sleep is important to heart health

GET ENOUGH SLEEP Sleep is an essential part of keeping your ticker healthy. If you don’t sleep enough, you may be at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease no matter your age or other health habits. One study looking at 3,000 adults over the age of 45 found that those who slept fewer than six […]

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