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PHRI HOPE-3 trial named best of 2016

…the risk of first heart attacks and strokes by 25% in people who do not have known heart disease or previous stroke irrespective of their cholesterol levels. Reducing blood pressure…

Foundation gala supports innovative research

…care. Assessing the Implications of Post-surgical Complications after Coronary Bypass Surgery Stroke, post-operative delirium and neurocognitive deficits remain the most serious and feared complications after cardiac surgery. This pilot study…

Recovering from stroke: It takes a community

…having a stroke. Stroke is common. About one in six Canadians will have a stroke in their lifetime. Thankfully, advancements in medicine and research have helped to dramatically reduce the…

Giving Back to Her Home of 20 Years

…a resident at St. Peter’s Hospital for 20 years. Flo suffered a stroke in the mid-nineties and was admitted for care at St. Peter’s Hospital. “St. Peter’s Hospital is a…

St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation enables the road to recovery

stroke last year. “St. Peter’s Hospital is a great place for my rehabilitation,” says Jason. “The staff is amazing and they always do everything possible to help me. The new…

Taking steps on the road to recovery

…his journey to recovery. Steve endured a stroke on November 4, 2013 and he spent 90 days in hospital. Despite the hardships of his ordeal, he chooses to stay positive…