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Jul 15, 2019, 14:03 ET Cardiac Smash ping-pong competitors rally for Heart & Stroke in Toronto

TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The fifth annual corporate ping-pong challenge, Cardiac Smash, returns to Toronto at The Rec Room Roundhouse on Thursday, July 18. Sixty corporate teams and 240 players ...


Jun 27, 2019, 05:00 ET Keep it real: Simpler is better when it comes to healthy eating

First of its kind research in Canada links ultra-processed food consumption to ill health OTTAWA, June 27 2019 /CNW/ - New research commissioned by Heart & Stroke reveals for the first time that...


Jun 19, 2019, 19:00 ET Study confirms epidemic e-cigarette rates and increase in tobacco use among youth

Decades of successful tobacco control policy in danger of going up in smoke OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Products that were once described as "cigarettes on training wheels" could unfortunately be...


Jun 18, 2019, 07:30 ET A Quebec first: Research chair in women's heart health

Heart & Stroke and McGill University to create Early-Career Professorship in Women's Heart Health MONTRÉAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The first research chair in Quebec focused on women's cardiac health, ...


Jun 17, 2019, 12:16 ET Urgent action on dementia needed as population ages

Heart & Stroke calls for immediate prevention initiatives to reduce growing rate of vascular dementia OTTAWA, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke applauds federal Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas ...


Jun 17, 2019, 05:00 ET Pediatricians urge Senate to pass children's health bill

Bill S-228 will die if not passed by end of session TORONTO, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition is calling attention to a communication to Senators in The Hill Times urging...


Jun 12, 2019, 16:53 ET Pharmacare report a prescription for success - Speedy implementation of recommendations will improve health and reduce costs

OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke applauds the report released today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. The recommendations...


Jun 12, 2019, 15:29 ET Pharmacare report a prescription for success

Speedy implementation of recommendations will improve health and reduce costs OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke applauds the report released today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the...


May 31, 2019, 11:56 ET First edition of the Montreal Cardiac Smash Ping Pong Challenge benefitting Heart & Stroke

MONTREAL, May 31, 2019 /CNW/ - On Thursday, June 6, Cardiac Smash, an annual corporate ping pong challenge, will be held in Montreal's Marché Bonsecours. Nearly 150 ping pong lovers are expected to...


May 27, 2019, 05:00 ET Heart & Stroke calls on Senator Pamela Wallin in effort to get Child Health Protection Act passed

Blocking Bill S-228 is an obstruction of democracy and continues to put the health of children at risk OTTAWA, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke is calling on Senator Pamela Wallin to change her...


May 10, 2019, 10:37 ET Heart & Stroke expands successful blood pressure program to Ottawa region in partnership with local YMCA-YWCAs

Activate is designed to prevent high blood pressure, the #1 risk for stroke and a leading risk factor for heart disease. TORONTO, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Heart & Stroke began expanding its...


May 02, 2019, 12:07 ET Heart & Stroke and Manulife team up to make this Mother's Day all about women's heart and brain health.

Manulife will match donations to honour moms, expanding its support of Heart & Stroke to become a Founding Partner of the Women's Initiative. TORONTO, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke and Manulife...


May 01, 2019, 12:19 ET Heart & Stroke supports new tobacco packaging regulations

Calls for urgent action on vaping as next step OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke commends Health Canada's bold move to introduce strengthened regulations for the packaging of tobacco...


Mar 01, 2019, 13:00 ET CP commits $1.5 million to drive life-saving research

CALGARY, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (CP) and Heart & Stroke are teaming up once again to save lives and improve the health of all people in Canada. The partnership, forged four years ago, ...


Feb 07, 2019, 00:01 ET Warning! Dementia ahead: New research reveals connections between heart conditions, stroke and cognitive decline

2019 Heart & Stroke report calls for urgent changes to end unnecessary suffering TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - A groundbreaking report from Heart & Stroke shows much deeper connections between heart...


Jan 22, 2019, 10:38 ET New Canada's Food Guide cuts the crap! Heart & Stroke applauds focus on whole, real foods

MONTREAL, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke applauds Health Canada for its revised, modern Canada's Food Guide. The new guide takes a practical approach to nutrition that will make healthy eating...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Heart & Stroke to expand successful program, helping thousands in GTA tackle blood pressure risk

Activate aims to prevent high blood pressure, the #1 risk for stroke and leading risk for heart disease. TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - After a successful start to Activate, a free six-month wellness ...


Nov 27, 2018, 13:15 ET Bill to restrict junk food marketing to kids may be falling victim to industry bullying

Final Senate vote for Bill S-228 being intentionally delayed, putting business before children's health OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The fate of Bill S-228, which will restrict unhealthy food and...


Oct 30, 2018, 00:01 ET Want to market junk food to kids? There are apps for that

Study shows kids see thousands of ads for unhealthy foods and beverages per year on social media OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - New research commissioned by Heart & Stroke reveals three-quarters of...


Oct 29, 2018, 08:00 ET Josée Boudreault and Heart & Stroke renew their collaboration to make a difference

The Minister of Health and Social Services and Josée Boudreault, spokesperson, support once again Heart & Stroke's signs of stroke awareness campaign MONTRÉAL, Oct. 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Today is...


Oct 20, 2018, 00:01 ET High stroke impact in low- and middle-income countries examined at Congress

MONTREAL, Oct. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: 11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute...


Oct 19, 2018, 07:51 ET MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC)− Oct. 20 to 23, Toronto, ON

News Canadians can use! The latest in research innovations. Solving complex challenges in heart disease. TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: Cardiology experts from Canada and around the world...


Oct 19, 2018, 00:01 ET Marijuana use might lead to higher risk of stroke, World Stroke Congress to be told

MONTREAL, Oct. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: 11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute...


Oct 18, 2018, 00:01 ET Canadian-led international study shows huge costs of delayed access to stroke care

MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: 11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute...


Oct 17, 2018, 00:01 ET Global experts gather in Montreal for opening of 11th World Stroke Congress

MONTREAL, Oct. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: 11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute...