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Stroke report

Lives disrupted

Women are disproportionately affected by stroke throughout their lives. The Heart & Stroke 2018 Stroke Report looks at the challenges they face across the health system, and profiles survivors including Lisa Meeches, pictured below.

Stroke survivor Lisa Meeches.
Eva Apatsidou Maragkakis

The numbers speak for themselves

It's #TimeToSeeRed.

#1
cause of premature death in women in Canada is heart disease and stroke.
59%
of all deaths from stroke in Canada are women.
2/3
of all heart disease and stroke clinical research focuses on men.

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