Go Red for Women on February 1st

Published: February 1, 2019

Join millions of women and Western Health Advantage in the fight against heart disease on Friday, February 1, 2019 for the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day.  Whether on the job or walking outside, illuminate your wardrobe and support women fighting heart disease. Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death in women and it’s time to take a stand……in RED! Go Red for Women is a nationwide event that is devoted in helping women fight back against heart disease. Alarming heart health statistics include:

  • Every 60 seconds a woman dies of heart disease or stroke

  • Heart disease causes 1 in 3 three deaths in women each year

  • Heart disease is the leading global cause of death

Take charge of your heart care!

Urge your mothers, sisters, and friends to get their heart checkups. Get your cholesterol screening and get regular medical care from your primary care physician.

Get healthier!

Resolve, today, to make one healthy change in your life. Eat breakfast, even if it’s an apple or a high-fiber bagel you grab on your way out the door. Switch one soda a day for a glass of water. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Heart disease is largely preventable. Learn more about heart disease prevention and heart healthy tips here. For more information about Go Red for Women, visit their website. You can also learn more about heart health and women’s health from Western Health Advantage.

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