Search Resources (English): Cardiovascular conditions

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Cardiovasular disease  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S15

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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Published: 2004
Literature review: behavioural guidelines for adjusting to medical conditions

Presents an overview of issues relevant to quality of life in chronic medical conditions. Reviews approaches to foster successful adaptation to chronic medical conditions.

Published: 2001
Trans people and cardiovascular disease  
http://www.vch.ca/transhealth/resources/library/tcpdocs/consumer/medical-cardiovascular.pdf
Discusses the risk factors for cardiovascular disease in relation to transgendered people. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Aboriginal and francophone women's perception of heart health in their communities: a focus group study report
Provides the results of a focus group that wanted to raise awareness and educate and involve francophone and aboriginal women in their own heart health.
Published: 2002
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
Women and heart health  
http://www.infonet.st-johns.nf.ca/providers/nhhp/docs/wahh_1.html
Includes an overview of the program, guidelines for conducting an information session, and 4 healthy heart modules on diet, active living, smoking cessation, and stress reduction. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease: recommendation   
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/170/9/1388
Provides the Task Force recommendations against the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to prevent strokes and heart attacks. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Meals for good health
Published: 1998
Evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women  
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/109/5/672
Discusses cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention for women in light of evidence-based findings. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Conditions in pregnancy  
http://www.motherisk.org/diseases/index.php3
Lists Motherisk's published studies on the treatment of various conditions in pregnancy. Includes reports on cardiovascular diseases, depression, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. (See Details)
Published: 2001