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Social justice is good for our hearts: why societal factors, not lifestyles, are major causes of heart disease in Canada and els  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/heart_health/justice2.pdf

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

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Published: 2002
The 2000 Victoria declaration: women, heart diseases and stroke  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/victoria_declaration/index.html

Examines the global problem of heart diseases and stroke in women. Highlights current scientific advances, gaps in knowledge and research opportunities for CVD in women.

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Published: 2000
Coronary heart disease care in older women: optimizing diagnostic and therapeutic decisions  
http://www.amwa-doc.org/index.cfm?objectid=BCE2123A-D567-0B25-513232737FE22849

Synthesizes the current state of the evidence on optimal diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to older women with established coronary heart disease.

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Published: 2004
Inequality is bad for our hearts: why low income and social exclusion are major causes of heart disease in Canada

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

Published: 2001
The need for action on women's health: women's health fact sheets  
http://www.nupge.ca/current_pub.html

Presents statistics on various women's health issues, including: lung cancer, breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, midwifery, heart disease, and future trends.

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Published: 2000
Rehabilitation for women with cardiac disease: a needs assessment  
http://www.pwhce.ca/rehabilitationCardiac.htm

Suggests that the current cardiac rehabilitation program appears to be meeting the needs of women over the age of 60.

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Published: 1999
Women and heart health
Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum in 1996. Discusses the current situation regarding women and cardiovascular disease. Presents Health Canada's prevention, policy, research and education and social marketing initiatives.
Published: 1996
Menopause & heart disease  
http://www.nwhn.org/publications/fact_details.php?fid=2
Examines the most important information about hormones' effect on heart disease comes from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). (See Details)
Love your heart: encouraging healthy Inuit hearts (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/LoveYourHeart_i.pdf
Discusses how the heart works, the causes of preventable heart diseases, and what individuals can do to keep their hearts healthy, in Inuktitut. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Air pollution and heart and lung disease  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/air/heart_lung-cardio_pulmon_e.html
Highlights the negative impacts that air pollution has on people with heart and lung disease. Describes possible sources of air pollution and what individuals can do to protect themselves from it. (See Details)
Published: 2002