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May 01, 2015, 10:20 ET

Heart&Stroke Big Bike rolls into your community to support life-saving research

The Big Bike team is now recruiting teams and riders! OTTAWA, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Join the Heart&Stroke Big Bike and pedal through your...

Feb 05, 2015, 07:00 ET

#CreateSurvivors - 2015 Heart and Stroke Foundation Report: Research holds key to heart disease

Decades of progress has saved countless lives, but our biggest research challenges lie ahead OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - The 2015 Heart and...

Feb 03, 2015, 02:06 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation Report: Big challenges lie ahead for Canadians' heart health despite decades of research advances that have resulted in more survivors than ever before

Heart disease touches more than one in two Canadians and new obstacles loom on the horizon OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The 2015 Heart and...

Nov 24, 2014, 10:57 ET

Heart and Stroke applauds the Government of Ontario's decisive action to protect the health of Ontarians

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation is delighted at today's Government of Ontario announcement that the "Making...

Sep 15, 2014, 18:41 ET

Spruce Meadows Masters reins in $210,000 for cardiac care in Alberta and showcases CP's heartfelt generosity: Heart and Stroke Foundation among the big winners at CP International

CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Against the backdrop of a world-class equestrian event in Calgary this weekend, a story of heart- warming...

Feb 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation Report: More Canadians than ever surviving heart attacks and stroke, but not enough are maintaining critical changes to prevent subsequent events

A new Foundation survey shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to face the challenge of recovery...

Feb 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Video B-Roll available via CNW - Heart and Stroke Foundation Report and survivor video with Olympian Isabelle Brasseur/

More Canadians than ever surviving heart attacks and stroke, but not enough are maintaining critical changes to prevent subsequent...

Feb 02, 2014, 15:38 ET

Video B-Roll available via CNW - Heart and Stroke Foundation Report and survivor video with Olympian Isabelle Brasseur

More Canadians than ever surviving heart attacks and stroke, but not enough are maintaining critical changes to prevent subsequent...

Jan 23, 2014, 08:00 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation invests more than $38 million this year in research across Canada

Increased research impact will create more survivors OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) invested more than $38...

Jan 22, 2014, 14:00 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation and federal government install first automated external defibrillator as part of new program to equip arenas across Canada

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Installation of the first of...

Oct 19, 2013, 00:01 ET

Breaking research from Vascular 2013: study highlights for Oct. 19 2013

MONTREAL, Oct. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Here are summaries of today's press releases featuring research presented today at Vascular 2013 in...

Oct 18, 2013, 00:01 ET

Breaking research from Vascular 2013: study highlights for Oct. 18 2013

MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Here are summaries of today's press releases featuring research presented today at Vascular 2013 in...

Oct 17, 2013, 00:01 ET

Breaking research from Vascular 2013: study highlights for Oct. 17 2013

MONTREAL, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Here are summaries of today's press releases featuring research presented today at Vascular 2013 in...

Oct 17, 2013, 00:01 ET

Prescription for a healthy nation

Groundbreaking NYC public health pioneer prescribes remedy for Canada's health woes MONTREAL, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada can save lives by...

Oct 16, 2013, 10:01 ET

'CPR Makes you Undead!' Heart and Stroke Foundation kicks off second annual CPR awareness campaign with Halloween-themed events across the country.

Anyone can suffer cardiac arrest, so everyone should learn CPR. This Halloween, learn the 3 simple steps to saving a life. TORONTO, Oct. 16,...

Jun 10, 2013, 00:01 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation report emphasizes there is life after stroke

Recovery can continue for years, with survivor family and friends playing essential role OTTAWA, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - More Canadians are...

Feb 04, 2013, 08:00 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation Report: Without Lifestyle Changes Now, Many Baby Boomers Face a Decade of Sickness and Disability in Their Later Years

Majority say they want quality time as they grow old but their actions don't match their words. This Heart Month, the Foundation urges Canadians...

Feb 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation Report: Without Lifestyle Changes Now, Many Baby Boomers Face a Decade of Sickness and Disability in Their Later Years

Majority say they want quality time as they grow old but their actions don't match their words. This Heart Month, the Foundation urges Canadians...

Sep 19, 2012, 09:05 ET

Heart and Stroke Foundation's new smartphone app puts health at Canadians' fingertips

Free <30 Days Mobile App gives users control and rewards them for heart-healthy action OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke...

Aug 20, 2012, 09:05 ET

Many Canadian kids get a failing grade on breakfast, need a healthier start to the new school year

-- Parents claim time challenges get in the way of a healthy morning meal -- OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - "Back to School" is another kind of...