Cardiovascular conditions

Cardiovascular conditions

When social policy is health policy: why increasing poverty and low income threatens Canadians’ health and health care system

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English
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Online
Author: 
Dennis Raphael
Publisher: 
Canadian Review of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Illustrates the cardiovascular health threats posed to Canadian by increasing levels of poverty and low income. Link opens Word document.

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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
Research
Advocacy
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

Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease: recommendation

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English
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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides the Task Force recommendations against the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to prevent strokes and heart attacks.

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ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and heart health

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English
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Online
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Jill Squires
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Newfoundland and Labrador Heart Health Program (NLHHP)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
St. Johns, NL

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.

Aboriginal and francophone women's perception of heart health in their communities: a focus group study report

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English
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Paper
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Sudbury & District Health Unit
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Sudbury, ON

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.

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WOMH.S83 2002

The Jacobs Institute of Women's Health report on the prevention of heart disease in women: findings and recommendations from the

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English
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Sharonne N. Hayes
Carol S. Weisman
Apryl Clark
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Women's Health Issues
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Summarizes the background and scope of the conference, the major findings, and the key recommendations for improving the prevention of heart disease in women's primary care.

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ISSN 10493867

Cardiovascular health: women and heart disease

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English
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Online
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Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides basic medical information about cardiovascular diseases and discusses diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and research. Includes tips for living with heart disease, interactive quizzes, and a glossary.

Literature review: behavioural guidelines for adjusting to medical conditions

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English
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University Health Network Program in Medical Psychiatry & Women's Health Program
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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

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HEAD.L58 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease in women: systematic reviews of evidence on selected topics

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Deborah Grady
Publisher: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Silver Spring, MD

Provides systematic reviews and meta-analyses on key topics related to coronary heart disease (CHD) in women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and heart health

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English
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Online
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
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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