Stress is the mind and body’s response to a perceived threat or stressor, triggering the instinct known as the fight-or-flight response.read more
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...read more
What women, family, caregivers and health care professionals need to know about Women’s Heart Health.read more
Getting enough sleep improves your overall health. These tips can help you sleep better.read more
Understanding and dealing with our moods is important for both preventing cardiovascular disease and for improving recovery. The Ottawa Heart Institute’s “10 Tips for Emotional Health” are designed to help.read more
The Virtual Care Program is an online system that uses best practices to help you take control of your heart health.read more
Getting the flu shot can help us avoid all of the uncomfortable symptoms of influenza. But can it do even more than that?read more
The Vial of Life is the least expensive project funded by the Ottawa Heart Institute’s Patient Alumni association at $0.60 per unit, yet it is highly effective and potentially life-saving.read more
What is blood pressure and how is it a risk factor for heart disease?read more
Men and women tend to deal with life changing circumstances differently. Heart disease is no exception, and the issues men experience often are not specifically addressed.read more
We thank Scotiabank for the generous contribution they made to the Institute as it moves towards the expansion of its patient care facilities.
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