National Wear Red Day

wear_redHave you noticed a lot of people wearing red today? There’s a good reason for it. February is American Heart Month and today is National Wear Red Day….designed to bring attention to heart disease, particularly among women. You may be surprised to learn that while cardiovascular disease is often associated with men, it is the number one killer of women. Below are a number of links to stories about women and heart health. Once you’ve had a chance to check them out, we’d love to hear what you think. Driving important conversations around the health stories making headlines is another way we are working toward our long-term goal of one day making Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation!

Today Is National Wear Red Day. Here’s Why People Are Dressing Up

Woman who suffered 3 heart attacks at age 40 wants women to know this about heart disease

Q&A: Awareness of women’s heart health critical for diagnosis, treatment

Women wear red for heart health awareness

Women are unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease, new report says

Breast cancer treatments can raise heart risks, doctors warn

American Heart Association Wants Women To “Go Red” On Friday

10 Creative Ways to Wear Red on National Wear Red Day

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