The Quit Smoking Program (QSP) is a nurse-led clinic that provides you with one-on-one support during your attempt to quit.read more
A good night’s sleep restores energy, improves performance and generally makes you feel better.read more
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.read more
How does one manage stress? Sometimes, it’s as simple as changing our outlook towards an event or situation.read more
The FrancoForme program aims to help you reduce your risk of developing heart disease.read more
After Hope Sarfi had bypass surgery last year, she had good support from family and friends.read more
Here are 8 valuable tips to make sure you are caring for yourself as well as for your loved one.read more
The repetitive nature of caring for a loved one recovering at home can be emotionally draining for a caregiver. Tasks such as helping that loved one get out of bed each morning, dress, bathe and eat can also be physically challenging. When a recovering patient can...read more
A heart attack or cardiac surgery is a major event. It has a ripple effect that impacts not just the patient, but family and friends as well. Lives can change, often for the long term, casting loved ones in the role of caregiver. These changes can be stressful,...read more
Congratulations on taking the first step to understanding your risk of cardiovascular disease. This risk assessment tool will ask you questions ranging from your family history to your own personal health. To complete the evaluation make sure to know the following:...read more
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