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The Resource Heart health, by Marcia Clemmitt, (electronic resource)

Heart health, by Marcia Clemmitt, (electronic resource)

Label
Heart health
Title
Heart health
Statement of responsibility
by Marcia Clemmitt
Title variation
Is America ready for the coming cardiac crisis?
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert's fatal heart attack in June tragically reminded middle-aged Americans that cardiovascular disease is the nation's leading cause of death. One in every six heart attacks has sudden death as its first, last and only symptom. Overall, about 40 percent of both women and men die of a heart-related ailment. On the plus side, U.S. cardiovascular-disease deaths have dropped dramatically in recent years. But public health officials warn that the downward trend is about to reverse itself as two large waves of cardiovascular disease wash over the U.S. health-care system in the next several decades -- one caused by the aging of the nation's 76 million baby boomers and the other by Americans' sedentary lifestyles and poor diet. "The lid is going to blow off vascular diseases, and it could bankrupt society," according to one cardiovascular expert
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Additional physical form
Also available in print.
Cataloging source
CQPDC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • CQ researcher
  • CQ researcher
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clemmitt, Marcia
Dewey number
616.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC667
LC item number
.C54 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
CQ researcher
Series volume
v. 18, no. 31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Lifestyles
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Americans
  • Myocardial infarction
Label
Heart health, by Marcia Clemmitt, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Sept. 30, 2008)
  • "September 12, 2008."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
259334718
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)259334718
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Heart health, by Marcia Clemmitt, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Sept. 30, 2008)
  • "September 12, 2008."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
259334718
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)259334718
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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