Heart Sisters Posts From The Past
The Lancet: “A New Year’s message from 100 years ago”
“Catastrophizing” – why we feel sicker than we are
“The winter I lived on potatoes – and loved it!“
Stupid things doctors say to heart patients
We survive – but do we ever recover from a heart attack?
Why we keep telling – and re-telling – our heart attack stories
Do you know the difference between V.T. and T.V?
Heart Sisters featured in More magazine’s February issue
FEBRUARY 2011 – It’s HEART MONTH ♥
The myth of the ‘Hollywood Heart Attack’ for women
Woman who couldn’t afford health insurance dies of heart attack
How much do you know about heart attacks? Take this quiz
Here’s your basic heart-smart grocery shopping list
Do you know the new 2011 heart health guidelines for women?
TV reporter Jennifer Donelan survives heart attack at age 36
How to communicate your heart symptoms to your doctor
Do you know what causes heart disease?
Pam Peterson wonders: “Did I turn both of the burners off?”
It wasn’t heart disease – but what was it?
Is Daylight Saving Time hurting your heart?
What does a girl have to do to get her heart attack noticed?
Too cold to walk today? Take a heart-smart mall walk!
Study: statins are over-prescribed for healthy adults
Heart disease: “You’ve come a long way, baby!” – or have you?
Cardiac nurse learns firsthand about women’s heart disease
Why are women with atrial fibrillation treated differently than men?
Are women being left behind in cardiac research?
Why taking a shower is so exhausting for heart attack survivors
Patient privacy, modesty, and staff burnout
‘Heart Attack & Soul’: the perfect gift for the heart attack survivor
Should heart patients make a Bucket List?
Seven ways to misdiagnose a heart attack
Getting help during a heart attack: ‘delayers’ vs ‘survivors’
“You know you have heart disease when . . . “
Apply now to attend the 2011 WomenHeart Symposium at Mayo Clinic
How expecting recovery can help heart attack survivors
Are you a ‘health seeker’ or a ‘disease seeker’?
Ranking the prestige of diseases: guess what’s ranked #1?
Why your heart needs work – not rest! – after a heart attack
Resilience: it’s hard to feel like a victim when you’re laughing
Heart-healthy weight: secrets of the always-slim
Is your doctor telling you to “meditate, eat veggies, walk, and quit smoking?” If not, why not?
A doctor discovers the heart-smart joys of eating vegan
How many times has your heart beaten so far?
Do you know the difference between a pacemaker and a implantable defibrillator?
Can denial ever be a good thing for heart patients?
Is is post-heart attack depression – or just feeling sad?
How swearing during a heart attack reduces pain
10 non-drug ways to treat depression in heart patients
Is it a heart attack – or a panic attack?
What prevents heart disease “better than any drug”?
Heart disease = most costly condition for women
Why are so many patients dissatisfied with their doctors?
Marriage triples our bypass surgery survival rates – but only if it’s happy
“God punishes bad children!” – or, why you have heart disease
All the SCAD ladies, put your hands up!
Heart-healthy homemade ice cream – with just one ingredient!
How humour can help – or hurt – your heart disease recovery
Is cold water swimming okay for my heart?
In praise of solitude after a heart attack
A heart film to watch before the ‘Pink Season’ gets here
Does surviving a heart attack make you a better person?
Top 10 tips from the author of ‘How To Be Sick’
The concept of ‘Mansplaining‘ explained for you
What heart patients can learn from cancer patients
Three things that make you happy – and three things that won’t
Do you know why you should eat fish twice a week?
Why female shift workers may be at higher risk for heart disease
Women under age 55 fare worse after heart attack than men
The sad reality of women’s heart disease hits home
Researchers openly mock the “myth” of women’s unique heart attack symptoms
Six life lessons from Dan’s cat, Annie
“Jenny, know your numbers!” – a free Mayo Clinic app
Why are hospital staff wearing uniforms, scrubs and white coats in public?
Yale Heart Study asks why we wait so long before seeking help in mid-heart attack
“Gaslighting” – or, why women are so darned emotional during their heart attacks
“Gigi” – an E.R. doc’s warning to his residents
What your body fat really looks like
Advice for heart patients too tired to do housework
“Seeking Social Solace”: why aren’t heart patients going online?
Pregnancy: the ultimate cardiac stress test
How to have a waste-free festive family dinner this year
The lost art of common courtesy in medicine
Year in review: Top 10 Heart Sisters posts in 2011
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NOTE FROM CAROLYN: I wrote much more about these and other important topics in my book, “A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease”. You can ask for it at your local library or favourite bookshop, or order it online (paperback, hardcover or e-book) at Amazon – or order it directly from my publisher, Johns Hopkins University Press (use the code HTWN to save 30% off the list price).
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