Heart health

Mitral valve prolapse - a benign syndrome?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sharon Anderson
Edition: 
Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights a personal account illustrating medicine's failure to treat seriously a heart condition experienced by 20% of women. Describes Mitral Valve Prolapse; association between MVP and endocarditis. 


A global look at cardiac risk factors

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
The Washington Post
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

An interactive map you can click to watch the rise in BMI and diabetes – two of the major risk factors for cardiac (heart) disease – by men and women and by country throughout the world, from 1980 to 2008.

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Death loves menopause

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English
Translated Title: 
La mort aime la ménopause
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
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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Notes: 
This article was first published by Troy Media on Feb. 10, 2012.
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