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Paddling to support longer, healthier lives
Saskatoon – July 21, 2014 – This weekend more than 1100 paddlers will be racing on the South Saskatchewan River as part of FMG’s 2014 Saskatoon Dragon Boat Festival to help create more survivors of heart disease and stroke. Safeway donates more than $17,000 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan
 June 24, 2014 – Saskatoon – As part of its Employee Donation Campaign, Safeway is announcing a generous $17,645 contribution to The Heart and Stroke Foundation. The Campaign is part of Safeway’s commitment to making our communities better places to live and work. Brandt Group of Companies to commit $50,000 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation this Stroke Month
Study on menthol cigarette use among youth highlights need to ban all flavoured tobacco products

SASKATOON, June 20, 2014 – A new Canadian study into the use of menthol tobacco by adolescents has health groups in the province once again urging the Minister of Health Dustin Duncan, to act on evidence and ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol.

Heart&Stroke Big Bike rolls into Saskatoon to support life-saving research
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. 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. 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. 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.

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