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Ordinary Muslims Part 2: The Cycling Cleric Riding for Our Hearts

Mohamad Jebara -- also known as The Cycling Cleric -- serves as Chief Imam at the Cordova Spiritual Education Center. Young, dynamic and married, with two children, his Friday sermons are filled with love and compassion for humanity and he ridicules the notion that God can be viewed as a "bogeyman." This Friday, September 5, Mohamad will cycle from Ottawa to Quebec City.
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Women: Care For Your Hearts, But Don't Forget About Strokes

Something significant happened in early February, heart month, when the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association reported that women may benefit from their own stroke guidelines. Who knew? Heart month usually focuses on heart disease and raising awareness of women and heart disease. But we've been ignoring stroke, no doubt about it.