Demystifying Medicine Video



Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in North America. Understanding the importance of heart health and how to achieve this is crucial in order to live a healthy life. This video outlines how you can improve your heart health by using plant-based diets and by incorporating physical activity.

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