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Coronary Heart Disease vs. Coronary Artery Disease – Are They Different?

Coronary Heart Disease vs. Coronary Artery Disease – Are They Different? The terms coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease are often used interchangeably within the medical profession.  When a person has a build-up of plaque in his/her heart’s arteries, this is known as coronary heart disease. Plaque presents as a sticky, yellow substance that…

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Heartwarming Charity – Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

Heartwarming Charity – Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation For Canada’s young patients, a child-friendly, family-centred environment is one of the keys to recovery and important for the emotional and mental well-being of sick children. Since 2006, The Alberta Children’s Hospital has been providing advanced pediatric care to patients from newborn to age 17. Each year, the…

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World Heart Day

World Heart Day Happy World Heart Day! On September 29, the world comes together to celebrate the heart! We need our hearts to live (and love) – it pumps blood through our bodies, providing us with oxygen, and keeps us alive! It is truly an amazing organ. Many of us are not aware of just…