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FOX 2 & The American Heart Association Invite You to Go Red!

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The fact is: Heart disease is the #1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That's approximately one woman every minute! Join FOX 2 and the American Heart Association in the fight against this silent disease.

What is Go Red?

  • Go Red For Women celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke.   Learn more here: http://www.goredforwomen.org/ 

Get involved!

Do you know where you stand?

  • The first step toward a healthier heart means finding out where you stand. Take charge of your health by understanding your risk factors, knowing your body, and recognizing the signs of a heart attack. Spend a few moments to get your free heart health assessment from the American Heart Association -  http://mylifecheck.heart.org/AboutUs.aspx?NavID=2&CultureCode=en-US  

Why join the cause?

  • One out of three women dies from heart disease.
  • Nearly 460,000 women every year die from heart disease, this is about one woman per minute
  • Every year since 1984 more women than men have died of cardiovascular diseases.
  • 43 million American women are currently living with Cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiovascular disease kills more women than the next 4 leading causes of death including all cancers

 

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