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Women And Cardiovascular Health

Women And Cardiovascular Health

Women And Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular disease is currently the major cause of mortality among women in Ireland. During the years 1989-1998, it was found that an average of 4,252 women in this country died from ischaemic and other heart diseases each year (Balanda and Wilde, 2001). When compared with other European Union countries, Ireland has been found to have the second highest rate of ischaemic heart disease among women,

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This is a publication of the Women’s Health Council