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Matters of the heart

Understanding and improving women’s heart health Heart health is vital – but doctors continue to struggle with women’s heart disease. Because women experience heart disease differently from men, it’s harder to adequately diagnose, treat, and support them. And this leads to dire results: women in Canada are unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease. Kim […]

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Preventing cardiac disease and protecting the heart

Health Tips and Tricks from Dr. Kirshenbaum, Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, and Principal Investigator, Cardiac Gene Biology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum stopped by The Health Report on 680 CJOB with co-hosts Greg Mackling and Vince Barletta, St. Boniface Hospital Foundation’s President & CEO, to chat about Heart Month. Dr. […]

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Fostering community, fostering change

Albrechtsen Research Centre’s social committee gives back The Albrechtsen Research Centre’s social committee started out as a fun way to connect fellow researchers on the St. Boniface Hospital campus in the early 1990s. Now, the committee is dedicated to doing good on and off campus, donating proceeds from their fun events to the Foundation, as […]

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rTMS treatment restores confidence, well-being

“Some days it was excruciating just to get out of bed. Life felt hopeless…” Leanne Anderson was interviewed on the radio in 2013. She was happy to talk about how repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) helped treat her depression, but too timid to use her real name on air. By 2016, her confidence in herself […]

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