Today is National Wear Red Day®, which is celebrated annually on the first Friday of February. The American Heart Association (AHA), HHS, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and many other organizations celebrate and promote National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women’s heart disease and the fact that it is largely preventable. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death of women.
This post will discuss the National Wear Red Day and Heart Truth® campaign, what heart disease is as well as statistics, risk factors and prevention. […]