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A woman in Canada dies of heart disease every 22 minutes, and most don't have to. CBC's Ioanna Roumeliotis explores why so many women are underdiagnosed and what they can do to protect themselves.
CTV News, Atlantic
CTV News, Atlantic
580 CFRA, The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz interviewing Dr. Thais Coutino of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, and patients Deborah St. Jean and Nadia Lappa.
CTV Morning Live, Ottawa
Ottawa Business Journal
The 12th annual tournament grossed $135,000 to help the Canadian Women's Heart Health Centre provide ongoing education for women on heart disease prevention and on making healthy decisions. For more information on the Jeanne Fuller Red Dress Charity Classic, click here.
The Ottawa Citizen
Women are more likely than men to be hospitalized and die from heart failure, according to new research led by investigators at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
CBC Our Ottawa
18 women die of stroke every day in Canada...One - third more women die of stroke than men....Heart Institute scientist Dr. Jodi Edwards shares more important findings about women and stroke.
Island Morning with Mitch and Matt, CBC Radio, PEI
Dr. Thais Coutinho says once women with high blood pressure or pre-eclempsia have their baby, they may still be at a higher risk for heart disease and stroke...and need to take precautions.
CTV News Ottawa
Young, healthy and active, Nadia was a victim of a rare and unpredictable heart condition. Learn more about Nadia's story and the condition which researchers believe is the number one casuse fo heart attach in women and women who are pregnant or post-partum.
Facebook Live Session, Heart & Stroke Foundation
We’re now live on Facebook to discuss the gender gap in women’s heart and brain health. Be part of this important conversation and send us your questions and personal experiences in the comments.
Heart disease is the leading cause of premature death in women. So why do the majority of them miss the early warning signs of heart attacks? Joining The Agenda to discuss the deadly consequences of the gap in women's cardiac health care are Thais Coutinho, a cardiologist with the University of Ottawa's Heart Institute; Sherry Grace, a senior scientist with the University Health Network and a professor at York University, and Paula Harvey, director of the Cardiovascular Research Program at Women's College Hospital.
Dr. Michele Turek gave an interview to Annette Goenrner (CTV Morning Live) around women's heart health and the second Canadian Women's Heart Health Summit which took place April 5-6, 2018 at the Westin Ottawa Hotel.
Facebook Live Session, Canadian Women's Heart Health Summit
Live from the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit! Knowledge is power! Four women share their inspiring stories of living with heart disease and answer your questions about what YOU need to know to protect your hearts, be your own best advocates, and how you can support each other in recovery.
Radio One Ottawa Morning 91.5 FM with Robyn Bresnahan
A new heart clinic has opened in Ottawa aimed specifically at women. Some critics question the need, we hear the case from the doctor in charge.
CBC News Halifax
Clinic needed because heart disease looks different in women and is often underdiagnosed...
CTV Morning Live