The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is a federation of 10 provincial Foundations, led and supported by a force of more than 140,000 volunteers.
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In 2005, the Foundation spent almost $54 million on research, funding more than 900 researchers and research teams across the country. Since 1956, this has totalled more than $1 billion in research support.
The Health Check food information program is also administered by the foundation.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation also provides the free and confidential on-line program the Blood Pressure Action Plan and Heart & Stroke Risk Assessment. These interactive tools help people get a risk profile and then a personalized action plan to reduce their risk and can be accessed by visiting www.heartandstroke.ca/risk or www.heartandstroke.ca/bp
Kaiser Permanente Southern California Physicians Receive National Recognition for Excellence in Heart/ Stroke Care.
May 30, 2010; Leading into May as National Stroke Awareness Month, Kaiser Permanente announced that the overwhelming majority of California...