Media Alert - Heart and Stroke Foundation 2008 Report on Canadians' Health

    OTTAWA, Jan. 23 /CNW Telbec/ -

     On Monday, January 28th the Heart and Stroke Foundation will unveil
                   its annual Report on Canadians' Health.

    In this year's report, the Foundation clears the air about misconceptions
      around the link between air pollution and heart disease - and takes a
                hard look at how where you live in Canada can
                       affect your heart health risk.

         The Report Card will be unveiled at a press conference on:
               Monday January 28th at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time

                 Polson Pier (formerly known as "The Docks")
                               11 Polson Street


                              Dr. Beth Abramson
          Heart and Stroke Foundation spokesperson and cardiologist

                               Dr. Robert Brook
       Cardiologist and international expert on CVD and air pollution,
         University of Michigan's Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

                                Stephen Samis
       Director of health policy, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    Journalists may join the Toronto press conference by dialing
1-800-733-7571 and asking for the Heart and Stroke Foundation press
conference. B-roll is available through CNW Group.

For further information:

For further information: Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation,
(416) 489-7111 ext. 482, (416) 937-5307; Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke
Foundation, (613) 569-4361 ext. 273; For your local media contact, please see
"contact us" at

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