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Heart attack sufferers delaying 111 call

Monday, 11 July 2016, 11:36 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is calling on Kiwis to put aside their ‘she’ll be right attitude’ and dial 111 immediately if they suspect they or another person is having a heart attack. More >>

New help for Kiwis with common heart condition

Friday, 1 July 2016, 11:13 am | The Heart Foundation

A new website has been launched by the Heart Foundation to help the estimated 46,000 New Zealanders living with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), one of New Zealand’s fastest growing forms of heart disease. More >>

New steps to tackle worsening Asian heart health

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:52 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is taking action to help address the declining heart health of Asians living in New Zealand, as indicated by concerning statistics. More >>

Volunteers vital in fight against heart disease

Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:36 am | The Heart Foundation

As the country celebrates National Volunteer Week, the Heart Foundation is offering its heartfelt thanks to the thousands of volunteers who give their time to support the fight against heart disease. More >>

Farmers warned about dangers of long-term stress

Monday, 13 June 2016, 10:23 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is encouraging Kiwi farmers to manage their stress levels and seek help quickly if they experience any signs of heart disease. More >>

High-risk heart patients urged to quit smoking

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 1:59 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is concerned about a possible high rate of smoking among younger Kiwis with heart disease. More >>

Heart Foundation supports tobacco tax increase in Budget

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:58 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation supports the continuation of tobacco taxes, as announced in the Government’s 2016 Budget today. More >>

Heart Foundation supports sugary drinks ban

Monday, 21 March 2016, 9:45 am | The Heart Foundation

“The Heart Foundation congratulates the Ministries of Education and Health on its announcement today that they are encouraging schools to consider banning sugary drinks and adopting a water and milk only policy. This initiative is a positive step ... More >>

Eggs healthier than cracked up to be

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:26 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is relaxing its recommended limit on eggs for people at increased risk of heart disease. More >>

World Salt Awareness Week

Friday, 26 February 2016, 4:36 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is warning New Zealanders to be more vigilant about the amount of salt they are getting from processed foods, as World Salt Awareness Week gets underway on Monday. More >>

NZ heart health trails OECD average

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 10:05 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is concerned New Zealand is lagging behind most OECD countries when it comes to deaths from heart disease. More >>

Time for food services to lift game on kids’ menus

Friday, 11 December 2015, 10:33 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is calling on New Zealand cafés and restaurants to improve their children’s menus, with recent research highlighting the poor quality of foods being offered. More >>

Tackling Pacific health issues through better nutrition

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:30 am | The Heart Foundation

A group of passionate Pacific workers will soon be taking their messages of healthy eating to communities ranging from Northland to Waikato. More >>

NZ leading the way on heart and diabetes checks

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 11:57 am | The Heart Foundation

New Zealand’s health sector should pat itself on the back for reaching a major milestone in the fight to reduce our country’s high rates of cardiovascular disease, says the Heart Foundation. More >>

Healthier fats, less processed foods

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 10:19 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is praising new eating and activity guidelines launched by the Ministry of Health today. More >>

Ticking off sugar

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 10:06 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation’s Tick programme continues to evolve its trusted front-of-pack labelling system with its latest review. More >>

Research tackles Maori and Pacifika heart inequalities

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 10:01 am | The Heart Foundation

New research will explore why Maori, Pasifika and people living in areas of high deprivation are more likely to die from a major heart event. More >>

NZ heart research could have global impact

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 9:23 am | The Heart Foundation

A new nationwide research project will investigate whether giving oxygen to heart attack patients is actually helping. More >>

Kiwis not taking heart attack symptoms seriously

Friday, 10 July 2015, 9:52 am | The Heart Foundation

A ‘she’ll be right’ attitude and concerns about the cost of an ambulance are among the reasons Kiwis delay calling for help when they have symptoms of a heart attack. More >>

Heart help at the click of a mouse

Friday, 27 March 2015, 11:08 am | The Heart Foundation

Isolated heart attack survivors can now access cardiac rehabilitation from the comfort of home, thanks to a ground-breaking website launched by the Heart Foundation. More >>

 

 

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