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  • National Wear Red Day

    Today is National Wear Red Day - are you wearing Red?

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    Wear Red & Raise Your Voice on National Wear Red Day® – Friday, February 3, 2017

    Why go Red?
    Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. That’s why this year we are asking that you wear red on National Wear Red Day® Friday, February 3, 2017, encourage others to do the same and make the time to Know Your Numbers. Five numbers, that all women should know to take control of their heart health are: Total Cholesterol, HDL (good) Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Body Mass Index (BMI). Knowing these numbers can help women and their healthcare provider determine their risk for developing cardiovascular diseases.

    Wear red.

    The first Friday of February has been designated by the awareness campaign, Heart Truth, as National Wear Red Day® in the United States. On this day, men and women are encouraged to wear red as a symbol of their support of women's heart health.

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  • Go Red

    When is "Wear Red Day"? Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

    What is "Wear Red Day"? Health Groups, Safety Advocates, and Women's Organizations Nationwide encourage everyone to "wear red" to raise awareness of heart disease and cardiovascular health risks to women.

    Cardovascular disease is the number one killer of US Women.

    1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke each year. Celebrate National Wear Red Day with Go Red For Women on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 to help save women’s lives. Join the movement nationwide.red

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