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World Heart Day is Sept. 29


September 14, 2011
By Canadian Pizza

September 14, 2011, Toronto – Show your heart some love on World Heart Day.

Since 2000, the World Heart Federation and its members have dedicated
World Heart Day on Sept. 29 to spreading the message that at least 80
per cent of premature death from heart disease and stroke could be
avoided if the main risk factors – including tobacco, unhealthy diet and
physical inactivity – are controlled.

Last year, the organization's "State of the Heart" report cited
increased awareness of the impact of diet and physical activity on heart
health as the third greatest achievement for cardiovascular disease in
the past decade.

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