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Stroke is urgent

The Heart and Stroke Foundation 2011 Stroke Report warns stroke awareness is dangerously low among women.

Denial putting Canadians at high risk of cutting their lives short

The Heart and Stroke Foundation's 2011 Annual Report on Canadians' Health warns that nine out of 10 Canadians are jeopardizing the quality and length of their lives.

CPR – one size does not fit all

New 2010 CPR & ECC Guidelines make it easier to save a life. Foundation survey finds that only 40% of Canadians trained in CPR would try to revive someone who has had a cardiac arrest.

Foundation partners with Telus to bring e-health to Canadians

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.

Get off the weight-loss rollercoaster

To help Canadians achieve and maintain a healthy weight, the Heart and Stroke Foundation has introduced the Heart&Stroke Healthy Weight Action Plan™, a free, personalized, 12-session online program, developed by experts in behavior change and dietitians.

Trans fat in your diet

Video from Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada explaining the risks of trans fat foods that lead to blockage in arteries. This is what happens when you put your heart into it.

Madelaine's story

Madelaine is an eleven year old girl with a serious heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - an enlarged heart. Watch her story and see how advances in research have given her the chance to live an active and full life.

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