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Knowing your pulse could save your life

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 10:21 am | The Heart Foundation

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three and former Flava Breakfast host Sela Alo, was diagnosed with a heart condition and now he’s encouraging people to get a free pulse check as part of the Heart Foundation’s atrial fibrillation awareness week. ... More >>

Say what? What are children in New Zealand eating?

Friday, 4 October 2019, 5:50 pm | The Heart Foundation

Just what New Zealand children are eating isn’t clear and new research aims to find out. Dr Helen Eyles, Senior Research Fellow at The National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland, has been awarded a Heart Foundation Senior Fellowship ... More >>

Research could make aspirin safer for heart attack patients

Monday, 30 September 2019, 11:35 am | The Heart Foundation

Kiwi researchers are trying to find out how long to give blood-thinning treatments to heart attack survivors. More >>

Research grants top $74 million on World Heart Day

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:10 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation today announced $3.7 million dollars of funding for heart research and specialist training for New Zealand cardiologists, bringing the total awarded by the charity since its formation in 1968, to more than $74 million dollars. More >>

Free cookbook helps families stretch their food budget

Friday, 23 August 2019, 4:16 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation’s free cookbook, Cheap Eats, is helping people learn to cook heart healthy food for less than $3 per serve. Cheap Eats is the Heart Foundation’s most popular cookbook and the latest version has been updated in partnership with ... More >>

Heart Foundation TV Ad Proves to be a life saver

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:53 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation says its heart attack awareness TV campaign is saving lives by prompting more Kiwis to get help faster when experiencing heart attack symptoms. Heart Foundation Medical Director Gerry Devlin says the campaign, which has been ... More >>

Clive Nelson appointed new head of Heart Foundation

Friday, 28 June 2019, 4:39 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation today announced the appointment of Clive Nelson as its new Chief Executive. More >>

Vector Lights shine red for Heart Foundation Appeal

Monday, 14 January 2019, 2:57 pm | The Heart Foundation

Vector Lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge will shine red on 21 and 22 February 2019 in recognition of the more than 186,000 people living with heart disease in New Zealand. More >>

Pacific course looks to address alarming life expectancy

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:02 pm | The Heart Foundation

Pacific people need to focus more on improving nutrition, if they are to reverse the alarming life expectancy statistics which is seeing them dying younger and having higher rates of chronic diseases than all other New Zealanders. More >>

Pacific course looks to address alarming statistics

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:46 am | The Heart Foundation

Pacific people need to focus more on improving nutrition, if they are to reverse the alarming life expectancy statistics which is seeing them dying younger and having higher rates of chronic diseases than all other New Zealanders. More >>

Heart Foundation encourages Kiwis to make a promise

Friday, 28 September 2018, 2:38 pm | The Heart Foundation

Heart Foundation encourages Kiwis to make a promise for heart health on World Heart Day More >>

Heart Foundation research funding hits $70 million

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 6:16 pm | The Heart Foundation

Heart Foundation research funding hits $70 million in 50th Year The Heart Foundation announced $4.3 million dollars of funding today for heart research and specialist training for New Zealand cardiologists in 2018, bringing the total awarded by the ... More >>

Tobacco use a contributing factor in heart disease

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 5:19 pm | The Heart Foundation

Tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure contribute to approximately two million deaths from heart disease and stroke worldwide each year. More >>

Rise in heart disease coincides with biggest ever collection

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 5:14 pm | The Heart Foundation

As the latest statistics show more Kiwis are being touched by heart disease, a record number of New Zealanders will be out on the streets this Friday and Saturday, collecting donations for the Heart Foundation to fund more heart research and training. More >>

Heart Foundation celebrates $60 million research milestone

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 5:29 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation in New Zealand will be the first to light the torch for World Heart Day this Friday, 29 September as the Sky Tower pulsates red to raise awareness for the world’s number one killer, cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes ... More >>

Top cardiologist sounds alarm over heart disease

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 9:28 am | The Heart Foundation

On the eve of the Heart Foundation’s February Annual Appeal, the charity’s Medical Director Gerry Devlin has sounded a grim warning that heart disease could be on the rise. More >>

Fight NZ’s biggest killer

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 4:04 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation will be appealing for donations during February 2017 to continue its fight against heart disease, New Zealand’s biggest killer. More >>

Rata Café named top kids’ menu winner

Monday, 12 December 2016, 9:06 am | The Heart Foundation

Wellington’s Rata Café has scooped the top award for best kids’ menu in New Zealand, after revamping its menu to meet the Heart Foundation’s Kids’ Choice criteria. More >>

Heart Foundation supports sugary drinks action

Friday, 9 December 2016, 11:29 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation has put its weight behind the New Zealand Dental Association’s (NZDA) release today of a consensus statement on sugary drinks. More >>

Local body candidates to be quizzed on healthy communities

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 5:15 pm | The Heart Foundation

Voters in this year’s local body elections are being urged by the Heart Foundation and Cancer Society to ask candidates where they stand when it comes to their visions and proposed initiatives around supporting the development of healthier communities. More >>

 

 

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