Telehomecare Heart Program

Telehomecare Heart Failure Program After a heart failure event, many patients have difficulties adjusting to at-home life again. Lifestyle changes can be challenging to make without outside support. Often, patients experience symptoms again and again, causing...

February is Heart Month

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and for those living in Northwestern Ontario, there is even a greater chance that you or someone you love is at risk. Specifically, in the Thunder Bay District, we have a 50% higher incidence rate...

Coronaphobia

Coronaphobia is a mental health condition whereby people develop an unhealthy fear of contracting COVID-19 and this fear causes poor functioning in their daily lives impacting their mental well-being and potential heart health. In an effort to decrease heart disease...

Stroke Care in Northwestern Ontario

Endovascular Therapy (EVT) treatment uses a small tube, a guide wire and stent to remove large stroke-causing clots from the brain. A stroke can occur when a person has had a blockage, or blood clot, reducing blood flow to the brain. This type of stroke is called an...

Northern Hearts Celebrates World Heart Day!

Northern Hearts Celebrates World Heart Day! World Heart Day is celebrated every year on the 29th of September. It was named by the World Heart Federation in 2012. The day serves as a platform to bring awareness towards the fight against cardiovascular (heart) disease....