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2014

July 21, 2014 - Heart Disease: First Canadian survey shows women unaware of symptoms and risk factors

OTTAWA, July 21, 2014 – A new survey, ordered by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, shows that a majority of Canadian women lack knowledge of heart disease symptoms and risk factors, and that a significant proportion is even unaware of their own risk status. The findings underscore the opportunity for patient education and intervention regarding risk and prevention of heart disease.

 

June 18, 2014 - Study Shows Cost-Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Counseling During Hospitalization

May 28, 2014 - 30 Years of Heart Transplants in Ottawa – Hundreds of lives saved

May 12, 2014 - Reducing Radiation with Cardiac Imaging: Pioneering Model Shows Feasibility for New Standards in Canada

May 05, 2014 - Heart Institute tops patient satisfaction rates in Ontario

April 24, 2014 - Institut de France recognizes father of cardiovascular endocrinology, who changed heart research forever

April 24, 2014 - Function Found For Mysterious Heart Disease Gene

March 24, 2014 - Heart Institute Telethon raises over $6.8 million

March 20, 2014 - COMPANIES INVITED TO BID ON UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA HEART INSTITUTE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT

March 14, 2014 - Heart Institute’s Katey Rayner awarded an Early Researcher Award

March 11, 2014 - Ottawa Researchers find New Heart-Protective Protein

February 24, 2014 - Ottawa Heart Institute and partners takes on $24 million research venture

February 03, 2014 - Ottawa Heart Institute performs highest number of transplants in Canada, achieves 100% survival rate

January 20, 2014 - National Non-Smoking Week : Ottawa Heart Institute smoking cessation model reaches 120,000 smokers across Canada

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2013

November 26, 2013 - Heart Institute reminds everyone to shovel safely, keep hearts healthy

November 20, 2013 - Heart Institute still among highest rated hospitals in Ontario for patient satisfaction

November 18, 2013 - Support program could help families of heart patients take their health into their own hands

November 12, 2013 - Heart Institute implements novel diabetes detection program

October 29, 2013 - The Ottawa Hospital and Heart Institute recognized among Canada’s leading research hospitals

October 23, 2013 - Heart Institute applauds City’s announcement to replace defibrillators

September 24, 2013 - Heart Institute review confirms no evidence of e-cigarettes effectiveness for cessation

September 11, 2013 - Heart Institute names new President and opens a new chapter of its history

June 25, 2013 - Heart Institute awarded $12 million towards life-saving research

May 31, 2013 - Heart Institute awarded $1.6 million for national smoking cessation program

May 08, 2013 - Nurses Week: Heart Institute introduces innovative communication system for clinical staff

March 07, 2013 - Message to the Community: Heart Institute warns against fraudulent CPR courses in Ottawa

March 03, 2013 - Heart Institute Telethon raises $6.6 million and receives significant contribution

February 25, 2013 - Dr. Marc Ruel to be recognized during tonight’s Ottawa Senators game

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