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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: heart disease and stroke: your window on good health  
http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca/Page.asp?PageID=1557&CategoryID=43
Provides information and lifestyle suggestions for women to enjoy a healthy, active life, and to minimize their risks of heart disease and stroke. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease in women: systematic reviews of evidence on selected topics  
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=hstat1a.chapter.15366
Provides systematic reviews and meta-analyses on key topics related to coronary heart disease (CHD) in women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The healthy heart kit  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ccdpc-cpcmc/hhk-tcs/english/index_e.htm
Provides information on reducing the risk of heart disease caused by high cholesterol, physical inactivity, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, and being overweight. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The Jacobs Institute of Women's Health report on the prevention of heart disease in women: findings and recommendations from the  
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/uploaded_files/Heart_Report.pdf
Summarizes the background and scope of the conference, the major findings, and the key recommendations for improving the prevention of heart disease in women's primary care. (See Details)
Published: 2003