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Annual Report 2015

Woman picking oranges in grocery storeReduce your cholesterol level through eating
Did you know you can reduce your cholesterol level by making smart food choices? High cholesterol is a major risk factor for developing heart disease. Metamucil and Heart and Stroke Foundation want to help you reduce your risk. Simple lifestyle changes, such as eating more whole foods and upping your fibre intake can help lower your cholesterol levels. Find out more and take action.


Health organizations urge ban on marketing to
kidsHealth organizations urge ban on marketing to kids
Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition says the time has come to protect children from harmful industry tactics and support parents to make healthy decisions for their families.
Find out more and get involved.


Take control of your blood pressureTake control of your blood pressure
High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke and a major risk factor for heart disease. Reduce your risk with the free online Heart&Stroke Blood Pressure Action Plan, generously supported in part by a grant from Dairy Farmers of Canada. Try it today.


Lives saved, now and in the futureLives saved, now and in the future
It has been a powerhouse partnership that has already saved lives and will continue to do so: over the past three years, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada, has placed 3,234 automated external defibrillators in rinks and rec centres coast to coast to coast, and trained more than 25,000 people how to use them. The program ended March 31. Our infographic highlights the program’s successes.


New
Canadian approach to First Aid and CPR GuidelinesNew Canadian approach to First Aid and CPR Guidelines
For the first time, Canada’s leading first aid and CPR training agencies have joined together to release a single evidence-based set of recommendations on training and standards of practice for first aid and CPR. Read more.

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.

KPMG helps employees prepare for the unexpected
Last fall, the KPMG Foundation launched a three-year program of CPR/AED learning sessions led by HSF-affiliated instructors. The free sessions are open to KPMG people, friends, families and local community members. The program will train an estimated 1,500 people across the country by July, 2018.

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.





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.


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.


The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick, together with the Government of New Brunswick, Bell Aliant and Scotiabank, is launching a stroke awareness camapaign that will complement Canada's first province-wide Telestroke Network. Click here to find out moreFAST Stroke Campaign launched in New Brunswick The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick, together with  the Government of New Brunswick, Bell Aliant and Scotiabank, is launching a stroke awareness campaign that will complement Canada's first province-wide Telestroke Network. Click here here to find out more.  

CP joins Foundation to advance cardiac researchLocal Heroes Save Life of Miramichi Athlete in Cardiac Arrest
Eugene Manuel is thankful to be alive today because of the quick action of bystanders earlier this month – and the daughter of a man who died of a sudden cardiac arrest six years ago... Click to read more

Join a team with heartLocal Heroes Save Three Lives with Portable Defibrillators
Three men are alive today thanks to the quick action of local heroes, who recognized that these individuals were in cardiac arrest and took the actions necessary to save them, including using an AED(automated external defibrillator) to restart their hearts Read more 

Big Bike in New BrunswickBMO Hockey Heroes Weekend 
Over $700,000 raised! Find out more by clicking here!

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Spring clean your health
These six small steps make it easy.

The truth about chocolate
Get the health facts on this sweet treat.

Recipe of the month
Blackberry dressing adds a touch of natural sweetness to this fresh, crisp wild rice salad.