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Give your heart health a
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
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
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
The Heart and Stroke
Foundation and Canadian Pacific (CP) are proud to announce the 2015 CP Has
Award recipients – 10 Canadian research projects that will receive
funding because of a
visionary partnership between the Foundation and CP. Meet
New resuscitation guidelines
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.
New! 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
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
New 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
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 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
Working 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.