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AED Study Refuted
Results for rescues at over 95% success rate
by Greg Slusser

MultiFunction CardioGram - MCG: A 21st-Century Internet-Based High-Tech Solution for Women, Minorities, and Men with Coronary Artery Disease
Risk-free, low-cost and revolutionary Feb2010;
by Marina Vernalis, DO; John Strobeck, MD, PhD; Charles Miceli, MD; and Joseph T. Shen, MD

Violence Against Women: a CVD Risk Factor
WHF E-news Special Commentary. Oct08;
contributed by WHF Chief Medical Advisor Barbara H. Roberts, MD, FACC

Screening Women for Intimate Partner Violence
ProCor contribution Oct08;
summary article contributed by Catherine Coleman, Procor editor-in-chief

Go Green for Your Heart Health
WHF E-news Special Report. Mar08;
contributed by staff writer Lisa Brousseau

Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease
WHF E-news Special Report. Sept07;
contributed by Mahmood I. Siddique, D.O., FACP, FCCP, FAASM

Your Health and the Planet's
WHF E-news Jul07;
contributed by Sondra Flite

Sleep Deprivation and Weight Gain
WHF E-news Special Report. Jun07;
contributed by Mahmood I. Siddique, D.O., FACP, FCCP, FAASM

NJ Health Department Report: Heart Surgery Survival Rates Improving
Data is from 2004; released May 30,'07;
per Dr. Fred Jacobs, Commissioner of Health

Sleep Apnea Increases Stroke Risk
WHF E-news Special Report. May07;
contributed by Mahmood I. Siddique, D.O., FACP, FCCP, FAASM

Heart Disease Risk Higher in Hispanic Women
iVillage report on a study at University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. Mar5,07;
Found also at www.HeartHealthyWomen.gov

Trends in Diabetes Prevalenc, Incidence, and Mortality in Ontario, Canada 1995-2005: A Population-based Study
Source: Lancet 2007:369"750. www.lancet.com. Comments and review by PROCOR member

Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish and LEARN Diets for Change in Weight and Related Risk Factors Among Overweight Premenopausal Women. The A to Z Wight Loss Study: A Randomized Trial
Source: Jama.2007;297:969-977

Study: Garlic Not Effective at Lowering LDL Cholesterol
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine 2007;167:346-353.Mar20,07
Found also at www.HeartHealthyWomen.gov;

Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk Update gives definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements
Circ/Women’s Guidelines 2007/02/19 Mosca (NR07 – 1118)

Controversial Call for Wider Use of Heart Scans
American Journal of Cardiology 2006;98(suppl):2-15. reprinted from Healthywomen.gov Jul 2006

Aura with Migraines Linked to Heart Disease in Women
JAMA 2006;296:283-291. reprinted from Healthywomen.gov Jul 2006

Women's Heart Disease Often Missed - interpretation of angiography based on men's heart disease… results of WISE study
NIH Jan31,06

Hospital Safety Recommendations Not Followed
reprinted from Nursing Spectrum -Tri-state ed. Jan16-06

School Lunch: Top 10 Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Healthy
WHF 2006

Adopting an Organic Lifestyle
WHF 2006

Gender Experts: Boys & Girls Learn Differently
Trenton Times 2005

Mitral Valve Surgery With An Aesop Robot
Presbyterian Medical Center, PA 2003

Race Limits Treatment for Heart Attack
AHRQ 2003

Heart Attack Early Warning Signs in Women: Unusual Fatigue, Sleeplessness
Am Heart 2003

Palpitations: When to Worry
WHF 2002

Blacks and Treatment of Mini-strokes
AHRQ 2002

Coordinating Care Between Primary and Specialists
AHRQ 2002

New Healthy Lifestyle Recommendations
Fed Govt 2002

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) -- New Study Questions Use of Estrogen in Heart Disease
Fed Govt 2002

Cardiac Regimen Aids Women Even More than Men
AHRQ 2002

Study Supports Early Angiography in Suspected MI, Even if ECG Appears Normal
AHRQ 2002

Studies Support Cholesterol Screening in Women
AHRQ 2002

Assessing Willingness to Adopt Healthy Lifestyle Changes
AHRQ 2001



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