Legalized Marijuana and Your Heart

Legalized marijuana will be a reality in Canada, likely by July 2018. This opening up of legal access will have a variety of health implications. In addition, marijuana is increasingly prescribed for much of what ails us, from the pain and inflammation of...

Exciting Events for Individuals living with Congenital Heart Disease

September 1, 2017 | The Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA) is thrilled to present a physical activity event series specifically designed for individuals living with congenital heart defects. The CCHA has partnered with the National Capital Region YMCA to host...

myOttawaHeart Patient Portal Reaches Important Milestone!

  Last summer, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute launched myOttawaHeart , an online portal which enables patients to take charge of their own heart health. This innovative tool was the first of its kind in Ottawa, and we take pride in being a leader in...