Top five stories of 2017 from The Beat

December 19, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we hope you will enjoy this look back at our Top 5 articles from this past year:

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5. Intermittent fasting helps fight obesity

Up to sixteen weeks of intermittent fasting without otherwise having to count calories helps fight obesity and other metabolic disorders

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4. $3.5 Million for Gift Cards to Help Smokers Go Smoke-Free

Over 15,000 “Quit Cards” in Ontario will help reduce financial barriers to smoking cessation medications

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3. Healthy Sleep and Your Heart: How to Get the Rest You Need

A good night’s sleep is important for a lot of reasons, including your heart

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2. Legalized Marijuana and Your Heart

Cardiovascular experts weigh in on what we do and, in many cases, don’t know

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1. Making the Diagnosis: Why Cardiac Sarcoidosis Should Be on Cardiologists’ Radar

Building knowledge and awareness of an under-recognized heart condition

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