Heart Attacks

Heart Attack Fatalities Could Be Reduced By Recognizing These Warning Signs

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Living

And don't be afraid to get a second opinion.

The Secret Pain Of Caretakers

Lenora Thompson | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada
Lenora Thompson

Staring up at the constellation Orion on a crisp winter's night, I wonder how much longer I can bear the pain. The pain of watching my husband cringe ...

Don't Worry About Sex Giving You A Heart Attack

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Living

Sex is not a risk. We repeat, sex is not a risk.

How Stress Can Cause Heart Attacks

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada Living

Scientists said Sunday they may have unravelled how chronic stress leads to heart attack and stroke: triggering overproduction of disease-fighting whi...

Men Get Faster Care After A Heart Attack: Study

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Younger women experiencing a heart attack or other cardiac event wait longer for essential care in emergency rooms than men of a similar age...

The Good News About Having A Heart Attack In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Living

More Canadians are surviving heart attacks and stroke than ever before, according to a new report from the Heart and Stroke Foundation on Monday. ...

The Population More Likely To Suffer From Heart Attacks

CBC | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Living

First Nations people are more likely to be admitted to hospital for a heart attack and at an earlier age than residents of areas with a low aboriginal...

Are Heart Attack Symptoms Different For Women?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Living

A sharp pain in the chest could mean one thing for women and another for men. According to a recent study from The Society for Vascular Surgery, e...

Attention Getter: Zombies Teach CPR

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Living

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is using the scare-power of zombies to teach CPR. This Halloween-inspired public service announcement ai...

Being Active Cuts Heart Attack Risk Worldwide

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, Health Reporter, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Physical activity during both work and leisure time appears to significantly lower the risk of heart attack, whether a person lives in Canad...

What Does A Heart Attack Feel Like?

Everyday Health | Posted 12.22.2011 | Canada Living

By Marie Suszynski, Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH For many people who have had a heart attack, the experience is similar to the ...

Married Men Seek Care For Heart Attacks Sooner: Study

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - Researchers say men who are married or in common-law relationships seek medical care for a possible heart attack sooner than men who are sin...