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Sep 12, 2012, 08:00 ET Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) changes French name to better reflect commitment to stroke research and prevention

New name: « Fondation des maladies du cœur et de l'AVC » OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation announces a change to its French name. "AVC" - the abbreviation for the French...


Aug 20, 2012, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Video B-roll Available via CNW - Many Canadian kids get a failing grade on breakfast, need a healthier start to the new school year/

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: New polling from the Heart and Stroke Foundation found that while the majority of...


Aug 20, 2012, 09:05 ET Many Canadian kids get a failing grade on breakfast, need a healthier start to the new school year

-- Parents claim time challenges get in the way of a healthy morning meal -- OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - "Back to School" is another kind of New Year, and Canadian kids can benefit from a...


Aug 20, 2012, 05:00 ET Video B-roll Available via CNW - Many Canadian kids get a failing grade on breakfast, need a healthier start to the new school year

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: New polling from the Heart and Stroke Foundation found that while the majority of...


Aug 17, 2012, 13:30 ET Canadian kids & breakfast, a healthy start to the new school year

TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: On August 20th the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be releasing a study on the...


Aug 14, 2012, 10:08 ET Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada names Ian Joiner as director of stroke

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) is pleased to announce it has named Ian Joiner as its national director of stroke. In his position, Joiner will provide...


Jun 14, 2012, 08:30 ET NHLPA Beard-a-thon fundraising total surpasses $300,000

More than $115,000 raised for 2012 NHLPA Beard-a-thon during playoffs - Proceeds will fund valuable research by the Heart and Stroke Foundation TORONTO, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - After an exciting...


Jun 05, 2012, 14:19 ET Calling 9-1-1 fast is key to saving lives and preventing disability for tens of thousands of stroke patients, say Heart and Stroke Foundation and Canadian Stroke Network

Report finds that adults under 50 are the slowest to respond to stroke warning signs OTTAWA, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Adults under the age of 50 are risking death or permanent disability far too often by ...


Jun 01, 2012, 07:00 ET Media alert - The Heart and Stroke Foundation - Canadian Stroke Network - The Heart and Stroke Foundation Urges Canadians to Have the "S-Talk" 2012

STROKE MONTH REPORT: Knowing the 9-1-1 on stroke is key to saving lives and preventing disability for tens of thousands of stroke patients OTTAWA, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, June 5, 2012, the...


Apr 04, 2012, 10:00 ET Playoff time is here and things are going to get hairy! NHLPA Beard-a-thon gives Canadians a chance to grow some hair to show they care

NHL Players challenge fans to join and support Heart and Stroke Foundation research during the 2012 NHLPA Beard-a-thon OTTAWA, April 4, 2012 /CNW/ - It's itchy, hairy and sometimes patchy. After the...


Apr 03, 2012, 09:00 ET Turning the tables on salt: Heart and Stroke Foundation presents University of Calgary researcher with prestigious Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control Initiative

CALGARY, April 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is presenting the University of Calgary's Dr. Norm Campbell...


Mar 08, 2012, 21:15 ET MEDIA ALERT - Canadian designers and stars hit the runway tonight to share "The Heart Truth"

Heart and Stroke Foundation's fifth anniversary celebrity fashion show highlighted women's heart health TORONTO, March 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian celebrities and top fashion designers joined forces...


Mar 01, 2012, 17:54 ET Media Alert - Stars wear red to share "The Heart Truth" about women's No. 1 killer

Heart and Stroke Foundation's celebrity fashion show to highlight women's heart health TORONTO, March 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Celebrated Canadians and top fashion designers will join forces this...


Feb 28, 2012, 10:00 ET Mac's has Heart and Stroke Foundation Health Check entrees

Healthy options added to convenient grab-&-go menu VANCOUVER, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation Health Check program and Mac's Convenience Stores are helping British Columbians be ...


Feb 22, 2012, 14:48 ET The Heart and Stroke Foundation's Health Check program driving positive change in Canada's food supply: Research

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Two recent external studies show that The Heart and Stroke Foundation's Health Check program is having a positive effect on the Canadian food supply including driving...


Feb 08, 2012, 09:00 ET Stars wear red to share "The Heart Truth" about women's No. 1 killer

Heart and Stroke Foundation's celebrity fashion show to highlight women's heart health TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Celebrated Canadians and top fashion designers to join forces this International...


Feb 07, 2012, 11:16 ET Heart and Stroke Foundation challenges Canadians to make One Million healthy actions by the end of Heart Month to help Make Death Wait

OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - This February, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is encouraging everyone to think about their heart, by challenging Canadians to act and take simple steps to prevent heart...


Feb 03, 2012, 09:00 ET On the road to unblocking heart disease: Heart and Stroke Foundation presents University of Alberta researcher with prestigious national award

EDMONTON, Feb. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Dr. Michael Sean McMurtry, assistant professor at the University of Alberta, has been presented the prestigious Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Distinguished...


Jan 12, 2012, 10:00 ET Canada's Major Health Charities Urge Federal Government to Engage in Health Accord Negotiations

TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - A significant majority of Canadians - 85 per cent - say the federal government should be an equal partner in discussions on the future of healthcare in Canada ,...