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New York woman suffers ‘silent’ heart attack, details experience to warn others

A New York woman who survived a so-called “silent” heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence are not always immediately apparent. Tasha Benjamin, who lives in East Syracuse, New York, told CNYCentral she suffered from a silent heart attack — a heart attack that has only… Read More »

Managing Teenage Acne – The New York Times

Acne appeared sporadically at first when Sophia Steinberg was in the eighth grade, but within two years she said her face, chest and back were covered with embarrassing lesions of cystic acne. “I was very self-conscious, deeply insecure and anxious,” Sophia, a Brooklyn high school student, told me. “I would wake up ashamed for my… Read More »

Research Details How Junk Food Companies Influence China’s Nutrition Policy – The New York Times

Happy 10 Minutes, a Chinese government campaign that encouraged schoolchildren to exercise for 10 minutes a day, would seem a laudable step toward improving public health in a nation struggling with alarming rates of childhood obesity. But the initiative and other official Chinese efforts that emphasized exercise as the best way to lose weight were… Read More »