Search Resources (English): Heart attacks

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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
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
Activity after a heart attack: getting back into your life  
http://www.cfpc.ca/English/cfpc/programs/patient%20education/activity%20heart%20attack/default.asp?s=1
Presents risk factors for having another heart attack and reasons for an exercise test after a heart attack. Explains what types of exercises are safe, and how a doctor will determine what levels are safe. (See Details)
Published: 2002
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
Women are not small men: life-saving strategies for preventing and healing heart disease in women
Provides information that gives women the facts and the guidance they need to recognize, treat, and prevent heart disease.
Published: 2003
Health care in Canada 2006  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_572_E&cw_topic=572&cw_rel=AR_43_E
Provides information on the performance of Canada's health care system, including short-term mortality rates following admission with a new heart attack and short-term mortality rates following admission with a new stroke. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women with heart disease: living a good life  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1150201651183&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Explains in what ways heart disease affects women differently than men. Lists the symptoms of angina and heart attack, risk factors, challenges women face in managing heart disease, and lifestyle changes that will help. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Heart healthy women  
http://www.hearthealthywomen.org/

Website that provides practical and easy-to-access information about cardiovascular disease in women.

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Death loves menopause  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/networkmagazine/deathlovesmenopause

Stongly questions the messages of the Make Death Wait campaign of The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada that branded menopause as a killer of women.

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Published: 2012