Every 10 minutes another Australian dies of heart
and blood vessel disease.
Seventy per cent of Australians know someone who
has had a heart attack or stroke. (Roy Morgan Research, 1993)
You have a one in three chance of early death
from heart attack or stroke.
This tragic toll can be reduced through medical
research and health promotion programs. Significant gains have
been made in the past thirty years, but heart and blood vessel
disease remains the biggest killer in Australia.
The Heart Foundation is one of Australia's most
respected health agencies.
Heart and blood vessel disease is Australia's
single biggest health problem.
There are a number of ways you
can help support The Heart Foundation:
Please note: This page has been created by
students from Bond University,
Australia for assessment purposes only.