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What would you do if your doctor told you how you could dramatically reduce your risk of stroke? It's a conversation more people will be having with their healthcare providers, thanks to a Canadian research team. We bring you their story below, along with a fresh take on caring for stroke survivors plus help for high blood pressure.
 
 
 
 
   Research      Lifestyle
 
Research can help prevent strokes
 
Research can help prevent strokes
A groundbreaking Canadian study led by Dr. David Gladstone has found a better way to detect one of the most common and treatable risk factors for recurrent strokes: atrial fibrillation. The findings could help save many lives.
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Help for high blood pressure
 
Help for high blood pressure
Angie Gaulin used to carry a sheaf of email printouts to medical appointments with her 87-year-old mother-in-law. That's how she tracked her blood pressure, medications and more. Then Angie found the Heart&Stroke Blood Pressure Action Plan.
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Taking care of the caregivers
 
Taking care of the caregivers
When someone is recovering from stroke, their spouse, children and friends often carry a heavy load. Dr. Jill Cameron is investigating how to support those family members who are so crucial to a stroke survivor's recovery.
SEE THE RESEARCH >
 
 
Recipe: Crunchy wild rice salad
 
RECIPE: Crunchy wild rice salad
This satisfying salad is quick to throw together with wild rice cooked in advance. It's perfect with grilled or roasted meat and makes a great packed lunch the next day.
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Try the app today The free Get Enough Helper app from Dairy Farmers of Canada can help you eat healthier. Plus, each day Canadians use the app, they will donate $1 to one of three health charities, including the Foundation. Try the free app today.  
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