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About 1.4 million people die each month from Cardiovascular disease. Through social networking, we can reduce this tragedy. (See the 2011 World Health Organization Report on Global Deaths ) When you take this pledge .... PLEASE go one step further - invite your Facebook friends to join this Heart Awareness Cause by…

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5 things you must do for a healthy heart - the HEART Pledge. Use this image as a reminder on your door, pinboard, fridge, folder, desktop, screensaver, Tshirt or wherever. For the full article and a more illustrative Infographic, visit  After reading the article, see how easy it is to remember the 5 things in the pledge for a…

Read more about the pledge is reaching out to those who have lost a child, or loved one, to any heart condition. Whilst your anguish for the lost opportunities with those you love will never disappear, you can assist others in coping. You can help lessen the impact on others, simply by saying what would have been helpful for you - helping where you would have wanted help yourself. HeartNewsLinks…

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  • Ian Coombe
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    Heart disease affects many in my family. I devote my time to a children's heart charity. I also…Read More

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Ian Coombe
Ian Coombe Campaign leader

Look up your BMI score and see what risk you have of heart disease. You will immediately see how you could reduce that risk!

Body Mass Index (BMI) is Bad | Heart News Links

Ian Coombe
A new study shows that even minor increases in BMI increase your chance of heart disease – regardless of exercise level, smoking status and whether or not someone has diabetes. Until now, it has been considered that only the very obese have a higher risk of heart disease. This new Sax study, at the Australian National University, followed…Read More
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