What would you do if your doctor told you how you could dramatically reduce your risk of stroke? It's a conversation more people will be having with their healthcare providers, thanks to a Canadian research team. We bring you their story below, along with a fresh take on caring for stroke survivors plus help for high blood pressure.
A groundbreaking Canadian study led by Dr. David Gladstone has found a better way to detect one of the most common and treatable risk factors for recurrent strokes: atrial fibrillation. The findings could help save many lives. SEE THE RESEARCH >
Angie Gaulin used to carry a sheaf of email printouts to medical appointments with her 87-year-old mother-in-law. That's how she tracked her blood pressure, medications and more. Then Angie found the Heart&Stroke Blood Pressure Action Plan. SEE THEIR STORY >
When someone is recovering from stroke, their spouse, children and friends often carry a heavy load. Dr. Jill Cameron is investigating how to support those family members who are so crucial to a stroke survivor's recovery. SEE THE RESEARCH >