Cardiac Care

Looking after your health. Heart disease and stroke take 1 in 3 Canadians before their time.

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7 steps to heart health

  1. Get active
  2. Know and control cholesterol levels
  3. Follow a healthy diet
  4. Know and control blood pressure
  5. Achieve and maintain a healthy weight
  6. Manage diabetes
  7. Be smoke free


Heart disease and stroke take 1 in 3 Canadians before their time. According to Statistics Canada heart disease is the number one cause of death for women over the age of 55 and women are more likely to die from heart disease than from any other disease.  The majority of heart disease cases can be prevented by developing a healthy lifestyle.

Heart disease is preventable and manageable. 

CHIP ProgramCHIP program gets people moving to better health

At the McGill Comprehensive Health Improvement Program (CHIP), healthy living is a year-round pursuit. The goal: to help people achieve lifelong healthier living. 

Advertising, our brain and the dangerous appetitie

Today, obesity is one of the most serious and growing threats to public health worldwide in children and adults. It not only fuels diabetes and cardiovascular and other chronic diseases, it places strain on healthcare systems. 

Stop, reflect and laugh-How to manage stress at work and at home. 

Managing your stress does not have to be stressful. We just have to learn how to stop, reflect and laugh once in a while. Anyone know a good joke? 

On the web

Women's Health Heart Initiative
Canadian Diabetes Association