When it comes to research, sometimes what looks like a small advance could make a huge difference. Read below about a "polypill" with potential to help countless Canadians who are living with heart disease and stroke. Also in this issue: new guides for stroke survivors and a super snack you should be eating.
For people living with heart disease and stroke, it can be tough to remember which medication to take when. Dr. Eva Lonn is testing a "polypill" that could combine key drugs and ensure more people get the meds they need. SEE THE RESEARCH >
Two new guidebooks â€“ one aimed at young adults -- are helping survivors and their families understand the impact of stroke and move forward with recovery. Both books are available for free download. GET THE DETAILS >
Quick and satisfying, this recipe combines the crunchy goodness of nuts with heart-healthy fish. All Heart and Stroke Foundation recipes are dietitian-approved to be higher in fibre and lower in saturated fat, cholesterol and salt. GET THE RECIPE >
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