Long Islanders wear red for women's heart health
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National Wear Red Day
MANHASSET - Long Islanders participated in the 10th annual National Wear Red Day today to raise awareness for women's heart health.
Symptoms of heart disease in women are very different than they are in men, which leads to many women ignoring warning signs.
Doctors say research on women's heart disease lacks funding. Heart disease may kill more women than men, yet statistics show funding for women's heart disease equates to about 20 percent of men's funding.
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To watch an interview on women's heart disease, click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.