Heart survivors Jolette Munoz and Sharon Gillon are living stronger.
Heart disease has long been thought of as a men’s issue, when it is actually the leading cause of death in both men and women. In fact, since 1984, more American women than men have died of heart disease.
Women have the power to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke and the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign offers tips to set you on a heart-healthy path for life. Wear Red on Friday, Feb. 5 to show your support for better prevention, treatment and research of women’s heart disease.
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Campaigns like Go Red for Women, which celebrates National Wear Red Day on Feb. 6, inspires women to advocate for more research and swifter action for women’s heart health. Every minute a women dies from heart disease, and 1 in 3 women’s deaths are caused by heart disease. Continue reading →
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