Port aux Basques group features Heart Health to make the oc­ca­sion

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - EDITORIAL - BY ROSALYN ROY Roslyn.roy@tc.tc

In hon­our of In­ter­na­tional Women’s Day, the Gate­way Sta­tus of Women cel­e­brated with a free lunch and a pre­sen­ta­tion on women’s heart health.

Roughly 35 guests watched a brief slideshow and learned some key facts about women’s health in New­found­land.

Three of the main points of­fered up at the lun­cheon were: prov­ince die of heart dis­ease and stroke.

heart dis­ease in New­found­land than they do of breast cancer.

to de­lay treat­ment be­cause they’re too busy tak­ing care of ev­ery­one else.

“It was really eye open­ing,” said one woman af­ter­ward the pre­sen­ta­tion. “The statis­tics es­pe­cially.”

ROSALYN ROY/TC ME­DIA

To cel­e­brate Women’s Day in Port aux Basques on March 8, the Gate­way Sta­tus of Women in­vited peo­ple to a lun­cheon to learn about heart health.

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