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The Women’s Concise Guide to a Healthier Heart

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674954847

Publication Date: 09/25/1997

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144 pages

20 illustrations, 2 tables

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Traditionally, men, specifically white men, have been the subjects and/or targets of medical and pharmaceutical studies related to the heart. Those professions are finally realizing that heart problems and treatments may need to be different for women and African Americans. The Women’s Concise Guide to a Healthier Heart explains in plain English these differences and their significance for diagnosis and treatment. As heart disease is the number one killer of women in this country, this book could definitely be one of those ‘affairs to remember.’—Pat Schubert, The North Port Sun Herald [North Port, FL]

Awards & Accolades

  • 1998 National Health Information Award for Best Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention Information, Health Information Resource Center
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