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      Go Red!

      WHY GO RED!

      • More than one-third have lost weight.
      • Nearly 55% have increased their exercise.
      • Six out of ten have changed their diets.
      • More than 40% have checked their cholesterol levels.
      • One third have talked with their doctors about developing heart health plans.

      CHOOSE TO BEAT THIS SILENT{}KILLER{}

      • Heart disease is not just a man's disease.{}It is the #1 killer of women age 20 and over but is largely preventable.
      • One in three{}women has some form of cardiovascular disease.
      • Cardiovascular disease kills more than 450,000 women per year, about one every minute.
      • More women die of cardiovascular disease than the next five causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer.
      • Research shows that 80% of cardiac events in women could{}be prevented if women make the right choices for their hearts, involving diet, exercise and abstinence from smoking.

      UPCOMING EVENTS

      • Friday, February 1st, 2013: National GO RED! Day{}
      • Wear red to show your support.
      • Saturday, February 23rd, 2013: 15th Annual Charleston Heart Ball Art & Wine Auction
      • Charleston Marriott
      • Celebrate the difference you can make.
      • Wednesday, April 24th, 2013: Go Red for Women Luncheon

      FOR MORE INFORMATION:

      goredforwomen.org

      843-853-1597

      goredlowcountry@heart.org

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