"By joining together, we can raise awareness locally about heart disease, healthy eating habits and steps to keep women in good health".
A special Go Red for Women fashion show at the luncheon will feature original fashions in red created by student designers from Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas Fashion Design Departments. Everyone is encouraged to wear red that day. The most prevalent conditions in young women are congenital heart abnormalities, meaning you're just born with them, like a mitral valve prolapse, or genetic problems, Steinbaum says.
To raise awareness that heart disease is the number one health threat among women, St. Catherine Hospital is partnering on Friday, Feb. 3, with Multicultural Wellness Network/MOTTEP and Healthy East Chicago to host The Heart Truth® campaign. Select a favorite outfit in red and register by February 9 to attend the Go Red for Women event.
Approximately 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year-that's 1 in every 4 deaths.
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Fewer women than men survive their first heart attack. "We look forward to saving and changing countless lives by working together". To help address this need, MinuteClinic - the retail walk-in medical clinic of CVS Health - is offering free "Know Your Numbers" heart screenings at its more than 1,100 locations nationwide on February 14, Valentine's Day.
Go Red for Women estimates that 90 percent of American women have at least one risk factor for heart disease.
Don't smoke, drink in moderation, and focus on getting exercise are some of the top three suggestions given by physicians for cutting down on the risk of developing a heart disease.