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World Heart Day


World Heart Day
World Heart Day
© Dixie Allan

World Heart Day was created in 2000 to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.1 million lives each year. September 29 has been designated as the day to bring awareness to this cause.

For more information, visit the World Heart Federation website.

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