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Women: 10 Scary Ways Your Heart Changes After 50

Conditions Menopause messes with hormones and that can impact your heart. Cardiologists reveal the changes happening in your body that affect your heart. Take care of your heart Rido/Shutterstock Nearly half of women surveyed don’t realize that heart disease is their number one killer, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What’s alarming is… Read More »

Injection of opioids linked to significant increase in bacterial heart infections

People who inject drugs are at a high risk for a number of health issues. In a new study from ICES, Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, researchers discovered a significant rise in the risk of infective endocarditis, a serious heart infection, among Ontarians who inject drugs. When examining opioid prescriptions in the province, the research team discovered… Read More »