Cardiac wakeup call for Canadian kids

Montreal − Poor sleep patterns and lack of proper sleep could be threatening thousands of Canadian adolescents with premature heart disease and stroke, warns Heart and Stroke Foundation researcher Dr. Brian McCrindle, a pediatric cardiologist a…

Many women missing out on the benefits of cardiac rehab

Montreal — Cardiac rehabilitation is considered the pillar of preventing a second cardiac event yet those who stand to benefit the most — women and the elderly − are often missing out, Dr. Billie Jean Martin told the Canadian Cardiovascular…

Overweight and obese make up majority in Ontario

OTTAWA — September 9, 2010 — New analysis of a landmark health survey by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) shows that 70% of Ontario adults are either overweight or obese, and have a strong prevalence of high blood pressure that co…

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