Why are we still hardening our hearts?: Preface

Why are we still hardening our hearts?

After nearly 30 years, Dr. Stafford W. Dobbin asks “Why are we still hardening our Hearts?”. Heart Niagara Founder, Dr. Stafford W. Dobbin, will share the importance of the Healthy Heart Schools’ Program (HHSP) for the prevention, reduction and early detection of Heart Disease. The HHSP transforms gymnasiums in Niagara High Schools’ into clinics for over 4,000 students per year. The clinic screens Grade 9 students for markers and risk factors of Coronary Artery Disease, (CAD).

In this four part series, local family physical and CAD early screening and intervention advocate, Dr. Dobbin, will explore the impact of the HHSP, the CAD research and the future health of our community. Learn more about how the HHSP makes a difference, the science behind our arteries, the research findings on how to prevent and reduce CAD, the causes of CAD and how we can stop hardening our hearts.

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