Canadians in denial over heart disease and stroke risks

Vogel, Lauren
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, pE230
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the "2011 Heart and Stroke Foundation Report on Canadians' Health" of the Heat and Stroke Foundation. Doctor Beth Abramson states in the report that Canadians know how to have a healthy life, but people might be at risk. Though 90% of Canadians rate themselves as healthy, the foundation estimates that 50% do not meet the healthy eating and physical activities they need. The report also mentions that most health care professionals does not discuss the risk of heart disease.


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