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Tapped In: Fighting Heart Disease in Women, Micro-Apt Winner, Education Calls Lost

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Apartment NEW WEBSITE MAKES GOVERNMENT MORE TRANSPARENT Want to know more about how city officials are spending taxpayers’ money? Now there’s a website that helps you follow the buck. The website, called Checkbook 2.0, was recently launched by City Comptroller John Liu. City residents can now see inside New York’s purse and look up department payrolls, [&hellip
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Tapped In: Micro-Apt Design Winner, Fighting Heart Disease in Women, History Buffs Show

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Apartment NEW WEBSITE MAKES GOVERNMENT MORE TRANSPARENT Want to know more about how city officials are spending taxpayers’ money? Now there’s a website that helps you follow the buck. The website, called Checkbook 2.0, was recently released by City Comptroller John Liu. City residents can now see inside New York’s purse and look up department payrolls, [&hellip
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Heart Disease, a Silent and Ignored Killer in Women

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

iStock_000016115660Medium copy By John Friia The leading cause of death for women in the United States is heart disease, and many of the symptoms that signal heart attack in women are different from those experienced by males, sometimes resulting in a fatal self-misdiagnosis. According to the American Heart Association, 477,900 women died from a heart-related conditions in [&hellip
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Understanding Chest Pain

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Q: My understanding is that angina is not as serious as heart disease. Is this true? A: Angina pectoris—or simply angina—is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort usually caused by coronary artery disease. Angina is a sign that someone is at increased risk of heart attack, cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death. If [&hellip
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