Heart Month sees record number of volunteers registered to canvass
Cardiac rehab programs benefit brain as much as heart
Study finds exercise boosts blood flow to brain regions responsible for movement, cognition.
Ride Big to support longer, healthier lives
What has 140,000 legs and rides all over Saskatchewan? The Heart&Stroke Foundation Big Bike! The Heart and Stroke Foundation is inviting any persons or groups from across the province to join the more than 70,000 participants pedaling to help create longer, healthier lives for all Canadians
Can telerehabilitation improve recovery after stroke?
Seven studies explore high-tech approaches that could fill gaps and expand access to services in Canada
Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds investments in Canadians’ health
2014 Federal Budget includes cost-saving measures for charity lotteries and an increase in tobacco taxes.
More Canadians survive heart attacks and stroke, but not enough maintain healthy change
Heart and Stroke Foundation 2014 Report on the Health of Canadians shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to thrive to the fullest.
First AED installed to launch life-saving initiative
Heart and Stroke Foundation and federal government install first automated external defibrillator as part of new program to equip arenas across Canada.
Help Your Children and Youth Live Longer, Healthier Lives
The Heart and Stroke Foundation seeks your help to combat our province’s growing epidemic of childhood obesity, inactivity and tobacco misuse
$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.
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.