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18:15 ET Less is more: New restrictions on e-cigarette advertising will protect youth

Heart & Stroke applauds new vaping regulations and urges continued action OTTAWA, ON, July 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke welcomes the final set of regulations announced today by Health Minister...


Jul 02, 2020, 09:26 ET New analysis of hospital trends over 10 years provides starting point for post-pandemic healthcare planning

Study also reveals concerning increases in some heart conditions and stroke in younger people OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - A new Heart & Stroke-led analysis published in the Canadian Journal of...


Jun 10, 2020, 12:46 ET Jump Rope for Heart Is Jumping into a Virtual Event with Both Feet

Heart & Stroke's goal is to have 100,000 kids helping kids and learning healthy habits at home TORONTO, June 10, 2020 /CNW/ - In the spirit of keeping families healthy and safe, Jump Rope for Heart...


May 11, 2020, 18:00 ET Measha Brueggergosman Up-close & Personal Facebook Live Event in support of Heart & Stroke

TORONTO, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Internationally acclaimed Canadian soprano, Measha Brueggergosman, will debut music from her new album, Measha Jazz, as well as sing beloved standards for an exclusive...


May 05, 2020, 05:00 ET Manulife Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart hits the virtual road

Online event will raise critical funds for heart disease and stroke research TORONTO, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke's biggest single-day fundraiser hits the road this spring, the virtual road,...


Mar 26, 2020, 03:00 ET Heart & Stroke reminds Canadians to call 9-1-1 for heart attacks, stroke, cardiac arrest

Emergencies are still emergencies, scheduled appointments can be flexible OTTAWA, March 26, 2020 /CNW/ - In this exceptional and challenging situation Heart & Stroke is reminding people to continue...


Mar 23, 2020, 00:01 ET New guideline: ASA no longer recommended to prevent first stroke, heart disease

New advice could affect millions of Canadian adults taking ASA without being directed to OTTAWA, March 23, 2020 /CNW/ - A new Heart & Stroke guideline published today in the Canadian Medical...


Mar 09, 2020, 09:00 ET Public highly concerned about youth vaping, poll reveals

Heart & Stroke campaign urges Canadians to tell federal government to protect youth now OTTAWA, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - According to a new poll commissioned by Heart & Stroke, 80% of Canadians are...


Feb 28, 2020, 14:00 ET Heart & Stroke Welcomes New Vaping Regulations Announced by Government of Ontario

Steps announced today will help address the youth vaping epidemic in Ontario TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke congratulates the Government of Ontario on its announcement today that the...


Feb 24, 2020, 00:01 ET Josée Boudreault is shocked: too few Quebecers know the signs of stroke

Heart & Stroke is back with an awareness campaign on the signs of stroke thanks to the support of the Ministry of Health and Social Services. MONTRÉAL, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - For a sixth year, Heart & ...


Feb 20, 2020, 15:29 ET STATEMENT: Heart & Stroke encouraged by study about new drug that protects the brain after stroke

The following statement is issued by Heart & Stroke. Comments should be attributed to Patrice Lindsay, Director, Systems Change and Stroke Program. TORONTO, Feb 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke is...


Feb 19, 2020, 17:43 ET Making sugary drinks pay their way - Government of British Columbia takes a step forward for health

VANCOUVER, Feb. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke joins with the Childhood Obesity Foundation and Dietitians of Canada, BC Region, to applaud the Government of BC's move to eliminate the exemption of...


Feb 18, 2020, 13:51 ET Media Advisory - Mazola Heart of Gold Campaign Raises Funds for Heart & Stroke Campaign Pop-Up to Open at the Eaton Centre

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - With February marking Heart Month, Mazola Canada, in partnership with Heart & Stroke, will open the Mazola Heart of Gold Pop-Up at the Toronto Eaton Centre on February...


Feb 06, 2020, 04:00 ET Giving her a fighting chance: New Heart & Stroke report shows funding for research on women is yielding results

Heart disease and stroke are the #1 cause of premature death for women TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - When it comes to heart and brain health, women have been under-researched for too long, but that's ...


Feb 04, 2020, 14:09 ET Team Wiegers joins Heart & Stroke Hockey Heroes Weekend!

Heart & Stroke introduces Wiegers Financial & Benefits as Presenting Sponsor for its 5th Annual Hockey Heroes Weekend in Saskatoon SASKATOON, Feb. 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke is thrilled to...


Dec 19, 2019, 16:33 ET Heart & Stroke welcomes announcement strengthening vaping legislation

Restricting advertising and promotion positive first step to protect youth OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke is pleased to see progress to tighten regulations for e-cigarettes. Today...


Nov 26, 2019, 12:00 ET Close calls with heart disease drive opera star Measha Brueggergosman's commitment to Heart & Stroke women's campaign

Two-thirds of clinical heart disease and stroke research is based on men; new campaign aims to close this research gap. TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian opera star Measha Brueggergosman's...


Nov 14, 2019, 14:32 ET Statement - Heart & Stroke applauds BC Government announcement of vaping restrictions to protect youth

The following statement is issued by Heart & Stroke. Comments should be attributed to Diego Marchese, Executive Vice President, Western Canada. VANCOUVER, Nov. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - "Heart & Stroke...


Oct 25, 2019, 12:24 ET Statement: Heart & Stroke welcomes Government of Ontario's action on vaping advertisement restrictions

The following statement is issued by Heart & Stroke. Comments should be attributed to Avril Goffredo, Executive Vice President, Ontario & Nunavut. TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - "Heart & Stroke...


Oct 24, 2019, 00:01 ET Media Advisory - Canadian Cardiovascular Congress gathers leading heart experts in Montreal to discuss latest research innovations

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - WHAT: Cardiology experts from Canada and around the world converge in Montreal to brainstorm strategies to eradicate the impact of heart disease, showcase the latest...


Oct 22, 2019, 15:47 ET Making election promises a reality: Heart & Stroke ready to work with new government on pharmacare, vaping and nutrition

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke welcomes Canada's newly elected government and is looking forward to working with parliamentarians to improve heart and brain health for people across the ...


Oct 10, 2019, 10:30 ET Up in smoke: it's time to regulate e-cigarettes

A lack of action sees increased cases of acute illness OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - As the vaping crisis continues to spread across Canada, urgent action is needed. With the federal election...


Oct 04, 2019, 07:00 ET Clogged Blood Vessels, Cyclic Vomiting, Acute Psychosis, Overdoses from Edibles: 'Cannabis May be Legal, but We Need to Address the Public Health Impact' Canadian Stroke Congress Told

The problem? Cannabis has been marketed as a harmless, natural product, says Queen's professor and former CMA President. It's not. OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Although most Canadians support the...


Oct 03, 2019, 07:00 ET Better Access to Care and More Education Needed to Improve Lives of Children Living with Stroke, Research Trailblazer Says

Dr. Gabrielle deVeber says stroke is often unrecognized, untreated in children OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Research trailblazer Dr. Gabrielle deVeber urged better access to care and improved...


Oct 02, 2019, 07:00 ET From virtual reality to videoconferencing: Technology as effective for post-stroke rehabilitation as traditional care, study finds

New approaches urgently needed to address lack of access to therapy, experts say OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - A five-year study of six tele-rehabilitation projects involving more than 300 Canadians...