Heart attacks

Heart attacks

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
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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.

Heart healthy women

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English
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Online
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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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Report card on health - 2007 report on Canadians' health

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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.

Women with heart disease: living a good life

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English
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Online
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care in Canada 2006

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English
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Tina LeMay
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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.

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ISBN 1553928563 (PDF)
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Contains bibliographical references.

Women are not small men: life-saving strategies for preventing and healing heart disease in women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Mieca Goldberg
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Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information that gives women the facts and the guidance they need to recognize, treat, and prevent heart disease.

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ISBN 0345440994
WOMH.G65 2003
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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

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English
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Online
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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.

Activity after a heart attack: getting back into your life

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English
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The College of Family Physicians of Canada
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The College of Family Physicans of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

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.

Women and heart health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network
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2001-2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Identifies the unique signs of heart attack in women and lists tips for improving heart health.

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