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Give your heart health a boost
Reignite your heart health motivation with the new <30 Days app. The redesigned app, generously supported by Desjardins Insurance and Shoppers Drug Mart, delivers a pocketful of motivation with small actions that target your personal heart disease and stroke risk factors. Get the app.

Show your heart and brain some loveShow your heart and brain some love
Follow our blog to discover the latest research updates, healthy recipes and health news you can trust, at Blog.heartandstroke.ca.

Support a life-saving research breakthroughSupport a life-saving research breakthrough
Help crack the genetic code of heart disease and stroke in as little as five years – and make personalized treatments possible. Donate now.

CP Has Heart research awards announcedCP Has Heart research awards announced
The Heart and Stroke Foundation and Canadian Pacific (CP) are proud to announce the 2015 CP Has Heart Cardiovascular Award recipients – 10 Canadian research projects that will receive funding because of a visionary partnership between the Foundation and CP. Meet the researchers.

New resuscitation
guidelines launchedNew resuscitation guidelines launched
Every 13 minutes, a Canadian experiences cardiac arrest. The Heart and Stroke Foundation recently released the 2015 Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. The guidelines are aimed at improving cardiac arrest and first aid response and treatment. Get details here.

Heart&Stroke Risk
AssessmentNew! The free online Heart&Stroke Risk Assessment now includes a Life Expectancy Calculator. Take the quick questionnaire and find out which healthy changes will add years to your life. Try it today.

Read our
Report to
DonorsRead our Report to Donors
Meet some Canadians who are alive today thanks to research funded by your donations. You’ll find their stories and plus other heart and stroke advances in the Heart and Stroke Foundation 2014 Report to Donors. Read it here.

New guide helps stroke survivorsNew guide helps stroke survivors
If your or someone you love has had a stroke, you need Your Stroke Journey a comprehensive, 110-page guide from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to help you understand the effects and manage recovery. Download your free PDF copy.

Eat healthier and support the FoundationEat healthier and support the Foundation
The Get Enough Helper App from Dairy Farmers of Canada helps you make sure you’re meeting recommended servings from Canada’s Food Guide. Plus, for each day you use the App, Dairy Farmers of Canada will donate $1 to the Foundation. Get the App now.

Four cardiac arrests, four lives saved in AprilFour cardiac arrests, four lives saved in April
Our National AED program had big wins recently, with AEDs used to save the lives of four people in two arenas within a three-week span. The program runs until March 2016 so if your local arena or recreation centre has not yet applied for a free AED, please urge them to do so now!

Working together for a healthier CanadaWorking together for a healthier Canada
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is proud to be one of 16 national health charities that form Healthpartners. This unique partnership successfully mobilizes workplace giving directed at improving the health of all Canadians. Learn how you can help.


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