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Is it enough to have “enough” women in cardiac studies?
A professor’s take on women’s heart disease
Post-stent chest pain
Four ways we use online info to make healthcare decisions
FEBRUARY 2020 ♥ It’s HEART MONTH!
Fun factoids about peppers, pigs and your heart
Cognitive dread: the painful uncertainty of waiting
Coronary stents: interventions that come with a cost
Stents vs. bypass surgery vs. TRUST
Signals, noise, context – and your doctor’s brain
Is it finally time to change the name ‘heart FAILURE’?
“Let’s all be palm trees together” in facing COVID-19
COVID-19: Can facts help to minimize fears?
Scary times: living with (but not IN) fear (COVID-19)
COVID-19 It’s okay not to feel “normal”
COVID-19 Empty beds: when heart patients are afraid to seek helps
COVID-19 When this is over, will it be “over”?
COVID-19 Unlikely companions: grief and gratitude
COVID-19 Are we there yet? Are we there yet?
Dear Carolyn: “I went into labour during my heart attack”
COVID-19 The real reason we’re so tired of Zoom calls
COVID-19 The uncertainty of hitting that pandemic wall
Does COVID-19 cause carb cravings (or is it just me?)
“Crowds lead to more COVID-19 cases, but so will unabated racism”
When cancer treatment damages your heart
Does our narrative identity get better with age?
You can’t pace yourself – unless you plan to pace
How to tell if you’re as indispensable as you think
“Stay home if you feel sick!” – and why we don’t do that
Eight questions from Nancy Stordahl about my blog
A patient, a caregiver and a doctor walk into a bar…
COVID-19 Productive uncertainty: beyond the sourdough
Post-heart attack: why we feel worse before we feel better
See the archives of all previous HEART SISTERS posts from 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 or 2019.
NOTE FROM CAROLYN: My book A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017) is based on my 800+ Heart Sisters blog articles. You can order it online (paperback, hardcover or e-book) at your favourite bookship, or at Amazon. If you order it directly from Johns Hopkins University Press (use their code HTRY), you can save 30% off the list price.
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