Esther’s List: Top 10 Tips for Managing Stress

According to Statistics Canada, 23% of Canadians aged 15 and older (an estimated 6.7 million people) reported most days were either ‘quite a bit’ or ‘extremely stressful’. Stress is the mind and body’s response to a perceived threat or stressor, triggering the...

Meet the Expert – May 8, 2018

The University of Ottawa Patient Alumni Association invites you to its fourth Meet the Expert* conference: Physical Activity: What Every Adult with Heart Disease Should Know Featuring: Dr. Jennifer Reed, RKin, PhD, Scientist, Director, Exercise Physiology and...

What’s At Stake

What women, family, caregivers and health care professionals need to know about Women’s Heart Health.  First of a 3 series part on Women’s Heart...

10 Tips For A Healthy Sleep

Getting enough sleep improves your overall health. These tips can help you sleep better. Get up at the same time every day… and get up early. Doing this every day, even on weekends, sets your biological clock. It’s the most important change you can make to improve...

10 Tips for Emotional Health

All of us have experienced anxiety, sadness, frustration or other negative emotions. While they can cause mental distress, they can also take a toll on your heart health, especially if these feelings are persistent or frequent. Understanding and dealing with our moods...

The Virtual Care Program

      The Virtual Care Program is an online system that uses best practices to help you take control of your heart health. It will help you understand your current health situation and motivate you to manage and improve the risk factors that impact your...