Canvasser's help Canadians live longer lives
Volunteer canvassers are needed for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan’s (HSFS) Door-to-Door campaign during Heart Month in February.
Health groups support tobacco reduction measures
During National Non-Smoking Week, January 16-22, health groups are applauding steps taken by the government to reduce Saskatchewan's high smoking rates.
Big Bike Teams Making Their Community Heart-safe
Eight Saskatchewan facilities will be better equipped to save a life with new automated external defibrillators (AEDs) thanks to ZOLL Medical Canada and a Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan (HSFS) initiative.
Snow shovelling and your heart
Winter has settled in across Saskatchewan, and for the next several months we have something to look forward to: snow shovelling. The Heart and Stroke Foundation wants you to be aware of the risks associated with sudden exertion and cold air.
Heart and Stroke Foundation joins the LIVE RIGHT NOW movement to make Canadians healthier
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is proud to be partnering with CBC and other leading Canadian health organizations on a six-month national initiative that will help to change the health of this country.
Recommendations will prevent stroke patients from falling through cracks
New website provides accessible information on optimal stroke care.
Disco Beats sets the tempo for CPR Month this November
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan (HSFS) is shining the spotlight on new emergency care guidelines designed to simplify performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during CPR Month this November.
Copy of Disco Beat sets the tempo for CPR Month this November
The Heart and Stroke Foundation will be shining the spotlight on new emergency care guidelines designed to simplify performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during CPR Month this November.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada names Bobbe Wood as new CEO
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) is pleased to announce it has named Bobbe Wood as its new chief executive officer.
Heart and Stroke Foundation stresses one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to resuscitation
HSF survey finds that only 40% of Canadians trained in CPR would try to revive someone who has had a cardiac arrest.
U of S School of Public Health and the Heart and Stroke Foundation establish new partnership
The University of Saskatchewan School of Public Health (SPH) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan (HSFS) announced
a new partnership that will provide greater collaboration on joint initiatives that inform Saskatchewan people about the importance of healthy living.
Isabelle Brasseur and Todd Warriner set to battle on behalf of the Heart and Stroke Foundation
BATTLE OF THE BLADES skating partners Olympian Isabelle Brasseur and former NHL left winger Todd Warriner, who played for the Quebec Nordiques and Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that they will be skating in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation this year.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada honours long serving Saskatchewan colleague
Rhae Ann Bromley, Director of Communications with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan is the latest recipient of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Chair’s Award. Ms. Bromley was recognized for her exceptional service to the Foundation as a true strategic leader in moving its mission forward, at a ceremony in Ottawa, earlier this year.
Foundation commends health minister for stance on sodium reduction
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is pleased with the recommendations of the provincial health ministers, including Saskatchewan's Don McMorris, who unanimously agreed that the federal government needs to take firmer action on regulating the amount of sodium used in restaurants and processed foods.
Mosaic and Yara - smashing Big Bike records
Mosaic Company and Yara of Belle Plaine raise a record-breaking $126,310 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan through their annual Hard Hat Challenge!
Teams raise boat-loads of support for Heart and Stroke Foundation
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is overwhelmed with the money raised at this year’s Saskatoon Dragon Boat Festival, presented by SaskPower. Teams brought in $71,000 in donations for heart disease and stroke advocacy, research and education!
Hundreds more join the fight against heart disease and stroke
The SaskEnergy Heart&Stroke Big Bike is continuing its summer tour this August, with 14 rides scheduled for the
Heart and Stroke Foundation strongly supports the Sodium Working Group Report
Reducing sodium levels to those recommended by the SWG will reduce the number of strokes and heart attacks in Canada and save countless lives.
Saskatchewan communities are saving lives by riding the Big Bike
Hundreds of people across Saskatchewan will be hopping on the SaskEnergy Heart&Stroke Big Bike this July on a mission to save lives.
Keeping the beat
According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 250,000 Canadians are currently diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation and many more may not be aware they have the condition.
2010 Big Bike Tour - June
The SaskEnergy Heart&Stroke Big Bike is putting on a ton of mileage this June, all for an important, life saving cause.
E-health gets a shot in the arm with the new Heart and Stroke Foundation/Telus partnership
The Heart and Stroke Foundation has taken a major step toward helping Canadians access and manage their heart health with the newly launched TELUS health space. Through a partnership between the Foundation and TELUS, this secure web-based platform will include unique applications to encourage personal health record-keeping and the ability to self-assess several heart-health-related conditions.
2010 Big Bike Tour Heads to Communities Accross Saskatchewan
The SaskEnergy Heart&Stroke Big Bike – the province’s largest 30-seat bike, weighing 2,000 lbs and measuring 30 feet long – is once again making its way around the province on an important journey.
Largest comparison of cardiovascular risk profiles of Canada’s major ethnic groups
The ethnic group you belong to can determine what major cardiovascular risk factors you are most susceptible to. A comprehensive comparison of cardiovascular risk profiles of ethnic groups was conducted at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) revealing important differences across Canada’s four largest ethnic groups. The study was funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (HSFO).
Canadians trapped on weight-loss rollercoaster
A Heart and Stroke Foundation online survey of almost 2,000 Canadians found that 62% reported intentionally losing five or more pounds over the past five years but failed to keep the weight off. And 70% of those who were overweight or obese regained all or even more pounds after their weight-loss efforts.