Raise awareness for heart disease with the Go Red for Women campaign

Heart disease among women

Instead, there's something else we want you to think about too - heart disease and the fact that it kills nearly one in three women each year.

It's the first Friday in February, and you know what that means.it's National Wear Red Day!

80 percent of cardiac and stroke events, however, may be prevented with education and action. The disease, according to the American Heart Association, kills approximately one woman every 80 seconds and is now the No. 1 killer of women in America.

According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases, which includes stroke, claim the life of a woman about every 80 seconds.

Omaha goes red
Omaha goes red

"We are proud to support the "Go Red for Women" movement here at Harbor Country Day School", said Head of School John Cissel. One way to raise awareness is through National Wear Red Day.

The Senate formally adopted a resolution that proclaims February 2018 as American Heart Month and February 2nd 2018 as "Go Red for Women Day". Share a picture of yourself, your family, your coworkers and friends wearing red with the hash tag #BhamGoRed and encourage others to do the same.

Since 2004, the retailer has raised a staggering $65 million for the American Heart Association's signature campaign!

You can also shop at Macy's and pick up a Red Dress pin.

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