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REF NO.: 98

SUBJECT: Researchers seek volunteers for national heart health study

DATE: Feb. 14

Researchers from Memorial University’s School of Nursing are looking for volunteers to take part in a research study that focuses on physical activity.
The purpose of the study is to identify where individuals with heart disease are physically active and to find out whether these places differ for men and women.
To be eligible for the study, participants must be 19 years of age or older, diagnosed with heart disease, walk independently, be able to read and write English, have not been told by a health professional to limit physical activity in any way and not be enrolled in a cardiac rehabilitation program now or within the last year.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Joanne Smith-Young at (709) 777-7106 or

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For more information, please contact Marcia Porter, communications co-ordinator, School of Nursing, at or 709-777-2165.


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