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This week in heart and brain health

Follow our regular roundup to keep up with the latest health headlines.

Top stories include:

Food labels should show consumers how much exercise they need to burn calories, researchers say.

An apple a day can keep the heart doctor away, according to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Lack of sleep tied to high cholesterol, poor heart health.

Most Canadians still eat twice the recommended amount of sodium. But shaking the salt habit won’t happen voluntarily, researchers say.

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