An Ageless Woman's Guide to Heart Health: Your Path to Lifelong Wellness

An Ageless Woman's Guide to Heart Health: Your Path to Lifelong Wellness

by Elizabeth Jackson
     
 

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Heart disease has long been thought of as a men’s issue, when it is actually the leading cause of death in both men and women. In fact, since 1984, more American women than men have died of heart disease. Are you surprised?
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Often at the helm of their family’s overall health, diet, and nutrition, a woman and her lifestyle decisions can affect

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Heart disease has long been thought of as a men’s issue, when it is actually the leading cause of death in both men and women. In fact, since 1984, more American women than men have died of heart disease. Are you surprised?
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Often at the helm of their family’s overall health, diet, and nutrition, a woman and her lifestyle decisions can affect not only her own wellbeing; they can determine the habits of her partner and children as well. By becoming better educated, a woman can have a profound, permanent impact on the health of the people around her.
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An Ageless Woman’s Guide to Heart Health is every woman’s guidebook to enjoying a heart-healthy life. Renowned cardiologist Dr. Lisa Jackson shares tips and resources to help you make positive steps toward improving your health. Whether you’re younger or older, fit or ailing, it’s never too late to make changes in your life that can lead you—and those you love—to a healthier heart.

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From the Publisher

"There are many ways in which women’s heart problems differ significantly from men’s, both functionally and statistically, making this book a welcome and valuable aid for women. With visual appeal, well chosen color scheme and useful, usable data, this book should find a large, receptive readership. Women from twenty-somethings to seniors will appreciate a health guide focused on their particular cardiovascular needs, coming from a recognized expert with their best interests in mind."
- ForeWord Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781938170225
Publisher:
Spry Publishing LLC
Publication date:
05/14/2013
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author


Elizabeth A. Jackson, MD, MPH, received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Brown University’s Rhode Island Hospital and attended the New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts for a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine. She also completed a research fellowship in preventative medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. It was during her research fellowship that Dr. Jackson earned a Master’s in Public Health at Harvard University’s School of Public Health, where she also completed training in nutritional epidemiology.
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Dr. Jackson began working at the University of Michigan Health Center in 2007. She works as an attending cardiologist with an emphasis in women’s cardiovascular health and cardiovascular prevention. Dr. Jackson is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

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