The Benefits Of Cardiac Rehab

Approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults are affected by heart disease. The condition is also the leading cause of death and disability globally. For many who have suffered a cardiac event, cardiac rehab can offer a new lease on life. Sherry Grace is a professor in the faculty of health at York University and a senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. She joins us in-studio with more.

Posted by CTV News Channel on Friday, February 8, 2019










New research shows only half of countries globally have cardiac rehab programs

FOX 5 Atlanta News. “Global study provides new insights into barriers to effective cardiovascular rehabilitation for women and why women are less likely to participate”. October 11, 2023.

Brief video segment for heart patients on mental health: Lifespeak: Heart Disease & Mental Health (SG; 2019)

Caring for a woman's heart. The Agenda with Steve Paikin. April, 2018

Should women get specialized cardiac rehab? Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Spring 2018

The heart can actually break from emotional stress Toronto Star, Apr. 30, 2018

Women's heart health Zoomer Radio, Feb. 11, 2018

Women's heart health CBC Radio Ontario Morning, Feb. 1, 2018. 14 interviews syndicated across Canada (Halifax, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Saint John, Kitchener, Fredericton, Labrador, Yellowknife, Saskatoon, Prince George, Kamloops)

Women Dying of Heart Disease Unnecessarily CBC Radio Canada International, Feb. 1, 2018

Heart & Stroke 2018 Heart Report Highlights Immediate Need to Focus on Women's Heart Health 640 Toronto Radio, Feb. 1, 2018

A broken heart is a real medical condition CTV Your Morning, July 5, 2017

Cardiac Rehab - More is Better, But How Much is Enough? CTV News Kitchener, Edmonton, Toronto and Calgary. Nov. 16-19, 2017

International experts publish guidelines for cardiac rehab in developing countries Science Daily, May 16, 2016

Do Women-Only Cardiac Rehab Programs Benefit Female Patients?American College of Cardiology, Feb. 3, 2016

Women attend less than half of cardiac rehab sessions even with tailored programs: York U - UHN study MDLinx, 12/11/2015

New study first to examine quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs in Canada Medical XPress, Aug. 19, 2014

Send more patients for cardiac rehab, doctors urged The Globe and Mail, Feb. 14, 2011