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A woman's guide to living with heart disease

Author: Carolyn Thomas
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Soon after she recovered from a major heart attack, public relations specialist Carolyn Thomas turned her talents to learning and blogging about heart disease in women--and, now, to writing a book based on her extensive knowledge of heart disease in women and her own experience and the experiences of other women with the disease. Her more than 600 Heart Sisters blog posts have attracted 5 million+ views from
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Thomas
ISBN: 9781421424194 1421424193 9781421424200 1421424207
OCLC Number: 984973549
Description: xvi, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The first signs --
Deadly delay --
Finally, a correct diagnosis --
The new country called heart disease --
Depressing news about depression and heart disease --
I'm what a person with an invisible illness looks like --
One-downmanship : you think you have pain --
On being a good patient --
The new normal --
Making peace with an errant organ.
Responsibility: Carolyn Thomas ; foreword by Martha Gulati.
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Whether you're a freshly diagnosed patient, a woman who's been living with heart disease for years, or a practitioner who cares about women's health, A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease will  Read more...

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