Heart/Lung

Organ donations on the rise and saving lives

Jamie Barber looked outside the window from his hospital bed and watched someone walking down the street, and wondered if that would become impossible for him to do.

Opinion: Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader (Dr. Stuart Kreisman)

Smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death in Canada and worldwide, killing one in two smokers, or 45,000 Canadians annually. Smoking accounts for 10 per cent of all deaths in Canada, and kills more people than alcohol, drugs, car accidents, murder, suicide, and AIDS combined.

Listen to registered dietitian Karen Mornin on Roundhouse Radio

Listen to registered dietitian Karen Mornin on Roundhouse Radio

The Best And Worst Ways To Exercise For Your Heart (Dr. Ramanathan)

Following the sudden and untimely death of Canadian Actor Alan Thicke we speak with a Cardiologist about what you need to know about heart attacks and who is at risk.

Better chance of CPR in Chinatown and Richmond, UBC study finds

A new University of British Columbia study finds the chance of surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Metro Vancouver depends on where the incident takes place.

Cardiac arrest victims more likely to receive CPR in ethnic Chinese neighbourhoods

People who suffer a cardiac arrest in public are more likely to receive CPR from bystanders in the city’s ethnic Chinese neighbourhoods, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

Can diet reverse hardening of the arteries? This Vancouver study wants to find out

Researchers at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver are looking for 50 people who have heart disease to join an in-depth study on treatment through diet and exercise 

New heart brings new way of life to Ucluelet local

Prior to undergoing a heart transplant on August 31, 2015, Sharon Sanford couldn’t even walk around her block; let alone hike the Wild Pacific Trail.

Dr. Webb discusses heart health on Fairchild TV

COPD epidemic could overwhelm healthcare systems within two decades, study says (Amir Khakban and Dr. Don Sin)

Health authorities should brace themselves for an epidemic of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) over the next two decades, despite a decline in smoking rates, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.

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