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Dr. Seema Mital is determined to save and transform more babies' lives by uncovering the genetic causes behind congenital heart defects. Also in this issue: a new way to recognize the signs of stroke, plus holiday health tips.
 
 
 
 
   Research      Lifestyle
 
Using genetics to solve heart defects
 
Using genetics to solve heart defects
One in 100 babies is born with a congenital heart defect. Thanks to advances in treatment, most grow up to live full, active lives. But that's not good enough for Dr. Seema Mital. She is working to develop new treatments by uncovering the genetic causes.
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Avoid the holiday heart attack
 
Avoid the holiday heart attack
It's a sobering fact: More people die from a heart attack or stroke in the winter months than during warmer weather. We've got tips to help you stay safe and healthy through the holiday season and beyond.
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Learn FAST to recognize a stroke
 
Learn FAST to recognize a stroke
Stacey Yepes became an Internet sensation when her video “selfie” helped doctors diagnose her stroke. Now Stacey is telling her story to spread the word about a simple new way to recognize stroke signs. All you have to remember is FAST.
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RECIPE: Holiday rapini sauté
 
RECIPE: Holiday rapini sauté
Shake up your festive menu with the bold, peppery flavour of rapini in this simple yet gorgeous side dish.
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