Stroke

Stroke

Death loves menopause

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English
Translated Title: 
La mort aime la ménopause
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Laura Wershler
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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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Available online.
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This article was first published by Troy Media on Feb. 10, 2012.

The key to women's health: stroke resource guide for women’s health circles

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English
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Online
Author: 
Thea Lim
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Illustrates how to link discussions on the social determinants of health or other topics chosen by women attending Women's Health Circles to the risk factors, signs and symptoms of stroke.

This is a companion to the Women’s Health Circles Handbook and is part of the larger Key to Women’s Health project. Key to Women’s Health seeks to develop and implement health promotion/stroke prevention strategies for women who are marginalized, with the objective of decreasing women’s risk of stroke.

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Report card on health - 2007 report on Canadians' health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Heart and Stroke Foundation
Publication Date: 
2007

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.

Sister talk 2

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

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.

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Health care in Canada 2006

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Tina LeMay
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553928563 (PDF)
Notes: 
Contains bibliographical references.

Stroke: a comprehensive guide to "brain attacks"

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Vladimir Hachinski
Publisher: 
Key Porter Books Limited
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a look at strokes, one of the leading causes of adult disability.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1552631257
WOMI.H33 2002
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Includes index.

The atlas of heart disease and stroke

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English
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Paper
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Presents information designed for use by policy makers, national and international organizations, health professionals and the general public.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9241562765

Women: heart disease and stroke: your window on good health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information and lifestyle suggestions for women to enjoy a healthy, active life, and to minimize their risks of heart disease and stroke.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
Health promotion

Works to further the study, prevention and reduction of disability and death from heart disease and stroke through research, education and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

Primary Telephone: 
403-264-5549
Fax Number: 
403-237-0803
Street Address: 
1825 Park Rd SE
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2G 3Y6

Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development

Works to further the study, prevention and reduction of disability and death from heart disease and stroke through research, education and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 736-4404
Fax Number: 
(604) 736-8732
Street Address: 
1212 West Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3V2
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