$16 million investment in first of its kind Canadian chronic disease research project
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Heart and Stroke Foundation are pleased to announce a $16 million investment in a first of its kind partnership between the cancer and cardiovascular research communities that will strengthen our understanding of chronic disease.
Health professionals learn to master the art of persuasion and improve the health of Canadians with secrets from the world of advertising
Broadcast personality and award-winning adman looks at how advertising can influence people to pay better attention to their health and break unhealthy habits.
Leading Canadian health organizations release a Vascular Declaration calling for urgent action on vascular disease
Collective action needed to reduce the growing burden of vascular disease.
Flavoured tobacco highly popular among Saskatchewan youth
Telestroke has a bigger role to play in stroke care delivery
Technology is not being used to its full potential to improve care for stroke patients.
‘CPR Makes you Undead! in Saskatchewan
‘CPR Makes you Undead!’ Heart and Stroke Foundation kicks off second annual CPR awareness campaign with Halloween-themed events across the country.
JUMP, SKIP AND LET IT ALL OUT!
With school back, the Jump Rope for Heart campaign is ready to hit high heights in the fight against heart disease and stroke!
Record Fundraising at FMG's 2013 Dragon Boat Festival
Dragon Boats Ready to fire up in Saskatoon!
On July 26th the boats hit the South Saskatchewan River!
New kit teaches parents how to save a baby’s life
The Heart and Stroke Foundation has launched the bilingual Infant CPR Anytime® personal learning kit to teach parents, families and friends how to use infant CPR to save a baby from choking or cardiac arrest.
New national recommendations expand the concept of stroke rehabilitation
Stroke rehabilitation takes place in various settings with multiple providers and caregivers.
Foundation unveils bold new approach to funding research
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is making an unprecedented $300 million, multi-year commitment to its newly formed Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Leadership Circle, including 19 of Canada’s leading research institutions.
There is life after stroke, Foundation report emphasizes
More Canadians are surviving strokes due to advances in awareness and medical services but a new report by the Heart and Stroke Foundation reveals that more than one-third of Canadians mistakenly believe that the recovery period is limited to a few months.
National Health and Fitness Day a Big Beat for the Heart and Stroke Foundation-
Canadians given a great opportunity to make health last!
Leading Canadian health charities urge renewed federal government leadership on non-communicable diseases
Every year more than 150,000 Canadians die from four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs): cancer, heart disease and stroke, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases.
New guidelines stress importance of calling 9-1-1 for stroke
New recommendations released today for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals highlight the need to educate the public to call 9-1-1 or a local emergency number if they are experiencing or witnessing a stroke.
Heart &Stroke Foundation Big Bike is ready to roll in Saskatchewan!
The Big Bike is celebrating 20 years of cruising the pavements of Saskatchewan
85% of Canadian parents want government to place limits on advertising unhealthy foods and beverages to children
More than 20 national and provincial health and scientific organizations have joined together in advance of Canada Health Day 2013 in support of a policy statement calling for a restriction on marketing of foods and beverages high in fats, added sugars or sodium targeted to children under the age of 13.
May 8, 2013 Sask School Still Jumping after all these years!
Barr Colony School reaches 30 year Jump Rope for Heart milestone
NHLPA and Foundation join forces in NHLPA Beard-a-thon
The playoffs are here and that means it is time for hockey enthusiasts from coast-to-coast to once again put down their razors and grow playoff beards for a good cause.
Shine your paddles! It's time to slay a Dragon...Boat!
It’s time for Saskatoon to rise to the challenge of the 7th annual FMG’s Saskatoon Dragon Boat Festival, in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is looking for fun-loving groups!
The Big Bike is ready to roll in Saskatchewan
Women Urger to take charge of their heart health
Open forum to discuss the truth about women’s heart health will bring some sobering statistics to light
Heart and Stroke Foundation celebrates its 140,000 volunteers
This National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, the Heart and Stroke Foundation extends its heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of its 140,000 volunteers for their crucial role in helping eliminate heart disease and stroke and reducing its impact on all Canadians.
Foundation applauds its Diamond Jubilee medal winners
30 volunteers and employees honoured for contributions to Canadians’ health.