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Cardiovascular health: women and heart disease  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/centres/cardio/
Provides basic medical information about cardiovascular diseases and discusses diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and research. Includes tips for living with heart disease, interactive quizzes, and a glossary. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Heart healthy workplaces: a workplace guide to improve the heart health of employees in the districts of Sudbury & Manitoulin
Provides guidelines and suggestions to help workplaces implement heart healthy programs and policies.
Published: 2002
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
Report card on health - 2007 report on Canadians' health  
http://ww1.heartandstroke.ca/media/
Report illuminates the gender gap when it comes to heart disease and stroke. Demonstrates that Canadian women's progress has not kept pace with men's by comparing the number of deaths from heart disease and stroke experienced by women versus men. (See Details)
Published: 2007
Love your heart: making the right fat choices for healthy cholesterol levels   
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1138724213993&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Discusses blood cholesterol and dietary cholesterol, how to build a balanced relationship between good and bad cholesterol, how to cut out trans and saturated fats, and how to include monosaturated and polyunsaturated fats like Omega-3 in your diet. (See Details)
Love your heart: making the right fat choices for healthy cholesterol  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1138724213993&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Discusses difference between blood cholesterol and dietary cholesterol, the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol, the different types of fats, and lifestyle choices to lower your cholesterol. (See Details)
Published: 2007
TRANSforming the food supply  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/gras-trans-fats/tf-ge/tf-gt_rep-rap_e.html
The final report of the Trans Fat Task Force, with recommendations and strategies on how "to effectively eliminate or reduce processed trans fats in Canadian foods to the lowest level possible." (See Details)
Published: 2007
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
Women's Health Matters  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca
Offers consumer information, news, and research findings on women's health, diseases, and lifestyle trends. (See Details)
Women and heart health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40818
Identifies the unique signs of heart attack in women and lists tips for improving heart health. (See Details)
Published: 2001-2005