Cardiovascular conditions

Cardiovascular conditions

Heart healthy women

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English
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Cardiovascular Research Foundation, the Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services, and WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease

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

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The power of equity: examining gender and heart health in Ontario

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Naushaba Degani
Arlene S. Bierman
Edition: 
Vol.12 No.2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

This article describes the POWER (Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-Based Report) Study who are producing a women's health equity report that measures the health of Ontarians, the performance of the health care system , gender differences in access to, quality and outcomes of care for the leading causes of morbidity and mortality.  A full copy of the POWER study report is available online at http://www.powerstudy.ca/the-power-report/the-power-report-volume-1/cardiovascular-disease.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Sister talk 2

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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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Trans people and cardiovascular disease

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English
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Olivia Ashbee
Joshua Mira Goldberg
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Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses the risk factors for cardiovascular disease in relation to transgendered people.

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Hormone therapy and cardiovascular protection: fact or fiction?

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English
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Online
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National Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Looks at recent findings regarding hormone therapy use and heart health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Healthy hearts and healthy communities: how health promotion helps us think differently about cardiovascular disease

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English
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Online
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Canadian Health Network Health Promotion Affiliate
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights a recent study showing that most risk factors for cardiovascular disease can be modified by lifestyle changes. Elaborates on the broader issue of the impact of social, economic, and environmental factors on an individual’s health.

Heart disease

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English
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Paper
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Rob Myers
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Key Porter Books
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information concerning everything from risk factors for cardiac disease to explanationas of treatment.

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ISBN 1552632687
WOMH.M94 2004
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sex differences in cardiovascular health and disease

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English
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Paper
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Society for Women's Health Research
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Presents the proceedings of a scientific advisory meeting that reviewed the status of women's cardiovascular health and the molecular and physiological basis for differences.

Cardiovasular disease

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English
Translated Title: 
Maladies cardiovasculaires
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Online
Author: 
Sherry L. Grace
Rick Fry
Angela Cheung
Donna E. Stewart
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Finds that half of Canadians who die from cardiovascular disease are women. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

American Heart Association

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
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Policy development
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Works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Engages in advocacy, health policy debates and development, research, and information provision to health care professionals and consumers.

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800-242-8721
Street Address: 
7272 Greenville Ave
City: 
Dallas
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
75231
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