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Wear Red, spread awareness of women's heart disease

Posted at 11:10 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 11:16:21-05

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women, claiming the lives of one in three women. Did you know that wearing a touch of red today can change the future of women’s health?

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women initiative hosts empowering events focusing on preventing heart disease and stroke by promoting healthy lifestyles, building awareness and raising critically-needed funds to support research and education initiatives.

Stephanie Festian, a survivor of a heart attack, shared her story of how she battled through a heart attack at the young age of 18.

On National Wear Red Day, there are two more luncheon events spreading awareness and resources about women's heart health. While the luncheon for Kalamazoo is sold out, there are still spots open for the Grand Rapids luncheon on February 13.

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