Category Archives: Heart Disease

International study finds heart disease similar in men and women

Heart disease is similar in men and women except for this: In general men incur the disease ten years sooner and die of it at a much higher rate at every age. Continue reading

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Stroke and Cardiovascular Stats

Cardiovascular disease strikes men harder until they start falling from the other 12 leading causes of death. But they fall from heart disease at a higher rate at every age. Continue reading

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Brief Misc. News & Views on Gender Issues

Would the world be safer if women ran it? “…U.S. women are almost as supportive of war as men. Even while men make up the majority of soldiers.” Continue reading

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The sexes’ 15 leading causes of death, 2009

“Fortunately, our daughters’ and mothers’ health challenges are addressed by seven federal offices of women’s health. Our sons’ and fathers’ are not addressed by a single federal office of men’s health” — despite men’s average shorter life span and poorer health! What would feminists say if the shoe were on the other foot? Continue reading

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Another reason for women’s health advocates to ignore men’s heart disease

“After taking into account patients’ age, men had a 31 percent higher risk of dying over the study compared with women, the researchers said.” Continue reading

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Men are asleep at the switch on heart disease

Despite heart disease hitting men much harder than it does women, the CDC, because it knows men are asleep and reticent, boldly displays on the left a link to a “WISEWOMAN Program.” There is no WISEMAN Program. Continue reading

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Heart Disease and The New Sexism

Even thousands of men, including many male doctors such as CNN’s Sanjay Gupta and ABC TV’s Dr. Oz, take part in the fight against women’s heart disease but not against men’s. Continue reading

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