Staying Healthy in the Heat

Health Canada suggests that extreme heat can put your health at risk, causing illnesses like heat exhaustion, heat stroke and even death. See Health Canada’s guide on the signs and symptoms of heat illness. .fact-sheet-staying-healthy-heat

Heart Attacks in Women: Special Considerations

Dr. Rosie North, an emergency room doctor at TBRHSC provided insights into the unique risks and symptoms that women face regarding heart attacks in a Zoom webinar on May 20th. Her presentation was informative and engaging as she responded to several questions from...

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...