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Flaxseed and flaxseed oil: Linum usitatissimum  
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/flaxseed/index.htm
Provides basic information about flaxseed and flaxseed oil, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Sister talk 2  
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/connorscenter/cardiovascular/SisterTalk.aspx
Presents a ten-part television series designed to help Black women learn practiical strategies to improve their heart health. Covers topics such as diabetes, blood pressure, stroke, cholesterol, healthy weights, stress, smoking, and advocacy. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Red clover: Trifolium pratense  
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/redclover/
Provides basic information about the herb red clover, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. (See Details)
Published: 2006
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)
Evidence for caution: Women and statin use  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39417

Discusses a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins and the risks to women.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2008
Evidence for caution: What women need to know about statins  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/Evidence%20for%20Caution%20-%20Facts%20to%20Act%20On.pdf

Based on Evidence for Caution:  Women and Statin Use (2007) by Harriet Rosenberg and Danielle Allard.

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Published: 2009