February 1, 2017

National Wear Red Day is February 3rd – Why Do We Wear Red?

shutterstock-red-shoesFriday, Feb. 3 is National Wear Red Day. But why exactly do we wear red?

Did you know that heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined? That’s why we wear red.

Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.

Wear Red Day is held on the first Friday in February every year to raise awareness that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women.

Show a lot of heart, wear a little red.

Why do you wear red?

To learn more about improving your heart health, visit mission-health.org/heart.

Happy Heart Month – Our month is packed with ample opportunities to learn how to #behearty! From interactive, live kitchen demos to exercise and education on how to keep your heart healthy and happy! Follow us all month as we focus on nutrition, exercise, and prevention to keep you at #behearty!

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