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Southlake Walk Of Life 2013

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NEWS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY

Cardiac Rehab across Canada events :

The Cardiac Fitness Association in Breslau, Ontario is holding a fundraiser at the Centre In The Square "Welcome to Nashville"

Click on the link for more info: www.cfaheart.com

* Local News in Toronto: The Toronto Heart Wise Exercise Program annual meeting for Network Partners is scheduled to take place at TRI on Wednesday September 26th 3:30 - 4:30 pm . OTN facility available for cross- country broadcasting.

* News from across the country: The Healthy Hearts Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre in Goderich is pleased to announce a new Program Director - Congratulations to Jen Beaudry.

2010 WALK OF LIFE supports cardiac health, education and rehabilitation

Toronto, ON - April 7, 2010 On Saturday, May 15, an anticipated 1,800 GTA residents will join the 2010 WALK OF LIFE. More than 35 hospitals and cardiac rehab centres across Canada will also stage their own WALKs OF LIFE as part of the national campaign. Funds raised support patient and public awareness, medical equipment, facilities, professional education and graduate scholarships. The WALK OF LIFE generates awareness for cardiac rehabilitation as an important tool for recovery from a cardiac event as well as a preventative measure for heart disease.

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Click here to view Tridel's Promotional Video About The Walk of Life 2010

Click here for the map of the NEW GTA WALK OF LIFE & RUN through ET Seton Park.

Walk of Life and CCHA (The Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance)

On May 15, 2010, team CCHA will walk/run in the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada's "Walk of Life". Our goal is to raise $10,000 for the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance and all money raised will support important programs such as the 'Beat Retreat' camp. Also, if we reach our fundraising goal, the Mikey Network has generously agreed to donate a defibrillator to our organization!

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SEE - sleep, eat and exercise - your way healthy, doctor says

You can SEE yourself to good health.

SEE, which stands for proper sleeping, eating and exercising, are the three pillars of healthy living advocated by Dr. Don Mertens, a medical lecturer at the University of Toronto for the past 37 years.

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Re-branding of the CARDIAC HEALTH FOUNDATION OF CANADA
25th Anniversary of the National WALK OF LIFE ®

The CARDIAC HEALTH FOUNDATION OF CANADA is pleased to announce its re-branding with a new name, logo, website, newsletter & magazine. Formerly called the Canadian Cardiac Rehabilitation Foundation , the new name evokes a positive response in advocating "Prevention, Education & Cardiac Rehabilitation". more ...

LONGER CARDIAC REHAB PROGRAMS NECESSARY, SAYS U OF T STUDY

Although three months are often prescribed for cardiac rehabilitation, it takes nine months for patients to reach peak improvement, say researchers from the University of Toronto.

The study, published in the December issue of the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, found a 52-week rehabilitation program that combined supervised and unsupervised exercise sessions was effective in improving both physical and mental health, with the peak occurring at 38 weeks (nine months). more ...

 
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